Border guards detained eight illegal migrants from Afghanistan at Ukrainian-Hungarian border in Transcarpathian region. The incident took place in Berehovo district, Transcarpathian region 200 m before Ukrainian-Hungarian border. In particular, the following persons were detained – a woman, two men and four children in the age of 10-14 years old. One more man tried to run away, however in some minutes he was caught near the village Goronglab by the operative-searching group. No documents had the violators. They were delivered to border sub-division. The law enforcement officers are trying to learn the details of foreigners’ stay in Ukraine and identify them. In general, Ukrainian border guards detained 21 illegal migrants from Afghanistan during December 2-3, 2009.
On December 3, 2009 5 citizens of Afghanistan were detained at Ukrainian-Slovakian border by the border guards of two countries. The same day at Ukrainian-Russian border in Summy region Ukrainian border guards stopped 8 Afghani people who were accompanied by the citizen of Ukraine with the help of Russian colleagues.