At about 4 a.m. in the area of BS “Novoselytsy” of Chop Border Detachment detention of the group of illegal migrants took place. Africans apparently expected that they would not be noticed at night and would realize their dream to get to EU territory.
Service dog noticed in the darkness the movement of unfamiliar persons, who were approaching to the state border and became alerted. The instructor understood his dog at once, so detail masked themselves and started to wait for uninvited guest. Due to suddenness of actions of border detail one of the “tourists” started to run away. In the course of calculation, border detail established the presence of eight trespassers – 3 men and 5 women having no any documents identifying them. Detainees explained that they were citizens of Somalia and they were walking to Slovakia in the search of better life. Personality of detainees will be established later. Decision on responsibility before the law and future destiny of detainees in Ukraine will be made by the court.
Citizen of Russian Federation (Ossetic nationality) will have also to be acquainted with Ukrainian legislation who intended to get illegally to Slovakia at night, but this time it was done through the area of BS “Uzhgorod”. In this case, the obstacle was border detail with thermal imager.