Refugees from Africa were detained in Transcarpathia


Five Somalis (four men and a woman) hiding 2 km from the line of the state border were detained by the border guards of Chop Detachment at night. Uninvited guests were managed to find in the dark with the help of thermal imager by detail of department “Velykyi Bereznyi”. Detained foreigners did not have any documents calling themselves the citizens of Somalia being of the age from 22 to 26 years old. Africans were delivered to border subdivision. They told that they were moving towards the border being accompanied by the men in masks. After many hours of walking the guides ordered illegal migrants to hide and wait for them, however they did not come back. But Somalis were found by the law enforcement agents. The personalities of detainees and also the circumstances of illegal trip are now under investigation.