site.btaVan with 25 Illegal Afghan Migrants Intercepted near Simeonovgrad
Police officers from Dimitrovgrad intercepted a van transporting 25 illegal migrants from Afghanistan on Wednesday evening. Pre-trial proceedings have been launched, the prosecution service said in a press release. The driver, D. G. , 34, has been detained and is facing charges.
The van was stopped for a check near Simeonovgrad around 9 pm on Wednesday. Found in the back were 25 Afghan men without identification documents, who had crossed into Bulgaria from Turkiye through the border fence. The group was supposed to be transported to Serbia.