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32 foreign nationals hidden in TIR trucks, detected by Romanian border police

At the Romanian Nădlac II Border Crossing Point , Arad County, a Turkish and a Bulgarian citizen showed up for the border formalities on the way out of the country, both driving trucks registered in Turkey and Bulgaria. According to the documents accompanying the goods, the drivers were carrying various goods for companies in Poland and Germany.

Based on the risk analysis, the border guards carried out a thorough control of the two means of transport. Thus, a total of thirty-two foreign nationals were discovered hidden in the cargo compartment .

The persons were taken and transported to the headquarters of the sector for investigations where, following the verifications, the border police established that they are citizens of different states (Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria, Bangladesh and Nepal) aged between 18 and 39 years.