Illegal migrants from Afghanistan forced through Transcarpathia to European Union


Seven illegal migrants – three men, four women and two children of the age up to 5 years old were apprehended by the border guards of BD “Luzhanka” in Transcarpathian region.  In the course of interviewing it was learnt that detainees were citizens of Afghanistan. They reported about their plans to get to one of EU countries. Afghans arrived to Transcarpathia by train from Odessa. They were already waited at the place by the smuggler, who promised to help in their illegal trip. The smuggler was Ukrainian being detained together with Afghans. At the present moment detainees are delivered to department of BS “Luzhanka”, where filtration measures are carried out as to establishing of other participated persons.