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Seven Afghan citizens tried to cross the border illegally, hidden in a car dealership

A Romanian citizen showed up for the border formalities, on the way out of the country, driving a tractor and a semi-trailer, both registered in Romania. The driver was transporting, according to the documents accompanying the goods, aluminum alloy sheet on the route Romania – France.

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

The people were picked up and transported to the headquarters of the sector for research. During the preliminary checks, the border police established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, aged between 16 and 25, asylum seekers in Romania.