The way of “Somali pirates” to Slovakia was through Transcarpathia


Transcarpathian border guards apprehended Somalis and Moldavians.

At night officers of State Border Service of Ukraine detained 6 unfamiliar persons, who were moving towards the border on Slovakia. At about 3 a.m. border guards of BS “Guta” of Chop Detachment noticed a group of persons getting to the state border. The reaction group started immediately to detain the violators, neighboring subdivisions and border guards of the adjacent state were informed on this point as well.  After some time the search actions were finished, “travelers” were detained, they left 500 m to reach the border. Six unfamiliar persons, one of them was a woman, did not have any documents. According to their words they were the citizens of Somalia.

Detainees are apprehended and delivered to border subdivision in order to establish the circumstances.

Besides, 2 citizens of Moldova were caught in the area of Chop Border Detachment. They were detained by the border detail of BS ”Uzhgorod” in the morning 50 m before the line of the state border.