Due to preventive information the operational staff of the Western Regional Department of the State Border Guard Service managed to prevent the illegal crossing of the state border by the foreigners.
Thus, during the implementation of the received information about possible illegal activity, the border guards of the BU “Rava-Ruska”, Lviv detachment near the border found an abandoned minibus Mercedes. Subsequently, during the searches five persons were detained a kilometer from the state border on the outskirts of the village of Borovets. The foreigners did not have any documents, but they reported to be the citizens of Iraq and planned to get to the EU countries bypassing the checkpoint. The investigative actions continue. Iraqis shall be responsible for attempt to cross illegally the state border.