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Hidden in a truck, six Afghans tried to cross the border illegally

A Bulgarian citizen showed up for the border formalities, on the way out of the country, driving a truck, consisting of a tractor and semi-trailer, registered in Bulgaria. The driver was transporting metal pipes on the Bulgaria-Germany route, according to the documents accompanying the goods.

Following the thorough inspection, six foreign nationals were discovered inside it, hidden in the cargo compartment.

The people were picked up and transported to the sector headquarters for further research. The border police established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, aged between 16 and 23, asylum seekers in Romania.