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Bulgaria intercepts 55 undocumented migrants in truck



 Bulgaria intercepts 55 undocumented migrants in truck
Bulgaria intercepts 55 undocumented migrants in truck

1 Bulgaria has intercepted 55 undocumented migrants hidden in a truck, driven by a drugged driver, the country’s prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Thursday.


2 The statement said the migrants were found at around 3.30 a.


3 m. local time on Wednesday ,when a police patrol stopped the truck for inspection on a road near the village of Karnare, 124 km east of Sofia.


4 It added that the 55 people, all men from Afghanistan, were loaded into the cargo area of the truck and 18 of them are minors.

5 “It was established that they were to be transported to Serbia,” the statement said.

6 Meanwhile, the 40-year-old driver tested positive for cocaine.

7 In addition, the police found 0.4 grams of cocaine in the truck and investigation is underway.

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9 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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