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Two men from Turkey hid under the luggage of a minibus to cross the border illegally

A 63-year-old Turkish citizen driving a minibus showed up for the Romanian border formalities.

Following the preliminary physical control carried out on the means of transport, the border police found that behind the driver’s seat, under the luggage, were hidden two male persons.

The questioning established that the two men found are Syrians, aged 25 and 42, respectively.

They told police that they boarded the means of transport while in Bulgaria and intended to reach Germany.

In this context, the border police officers interrupted the journey of the detected persons, and according to the Romanian-Bulgarian protocol, the two men, the driver and the means of transport were taken over by the Bulgarian authorities, in order to continue the investigations and order the necessary legal measures