Seven illegal migrants were detained near Transcarpathian border by Slovakian border guards


The officers of Border Police (RHP) of the village Sobrance recently arrested seven foreigners at Slovakia-Ukrainian border. The most number of arrested persons were refugees from Somalia.Officers of Border Control Department arrested three trespassers from Somalia in the forest area on May 24, 2011.

The same day one more citizen from Russia (Chechnya) was apprehended in the district of Sobrance.  He aimed at getting to Austria to find a job there.

Three more Somalis were detained at Slovakia-Ukrainian border at 1:10 a.m. near the village Sobrance.

According to the words of press secretary in Sobrance, at the present moment a question is under solution as to handing the illegal migrants to Ukrainian side from where they arrived when crossing Slovakian border i.e. to Transcarpathian border guards.