Trespassers from Afghanistan and Russia were apprehended in Transcarpathia


Border guards of BS “Uzhgorod” of Chop Border Detachment heard some voices of people nearby the border at night. Reaction group with service dog arrived at once to supposed place of location of uninvited guests. In some minutes law enforcement agents detained six citizens of Afghanistan 1200 m before the state border line. There were four men and two children without documents among detainees. All of them were delivered to Temporary Holding Facility, where “seekers” of better destiny were examined by a doctor and fed with warm dinner. After court decision, all persons were passed to State Migration Service of Ukraine in Transcarpathian region.

Two more citizens of Afghanistan without documents intending to get to Slovakia illegally were apprehended by the border guards of BS”Knyagynya” 100 m before the state border.

Two illegal migrants from Ossetia were found in the bus “Rakhov-Uzhgorod”. Border guards of BS “Delovoe” of Mukachevo Detachment apprehended passengers without documents in the distance of 5 km before the borderline while checking documents of the passengers. According to their words, they were citizens of Russian Federation (Ossetia).