During the day, 28 illegal immigrants have tried to cross the Ukrainian-Hungarian border
The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine continues to take a range of measures to combat illegal migration. Thus, just in one day, the State Border Guard Service officers detained at the border with Hungary 4 groups of illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Somalia and Iraq.
One group was detained at the site of the department "Salovka" of the Chop border guard detachment. The violators were detected using thermal imaging devices. After receiving information about the movement of 14 unknown persons, border patrols immediately were sent there. The "travelers" were 12 Afghan citizens, one citizen of Bangladesh and one citizen of Nigeria. They were stopped 400 meters tthe border.
Other three groups of illegal immigrants were detected and detained by border guards of the Mukachevo Detachment.
Thus, border patrol of the department "Kosyno" detained near the border 7 persons without documents. According to the illegal immigrants, all of them came from Afghanistan.
Other violators were caught by border guards of the department "Horonhlab." The response team stopped four illegal migrants 25 meters from the state border. During the arrest, the border patrol was forced to use weapons, namely to make warning shots in the air to stop the offense. Two of the illegal migrants were Iraqi citizens, one was from Somalia and another one was from Afghanistan.
Also, officers of the Border Guard Service department "Luzhanka" yesterday detained three citizens of Somalia.
All the detainees were taken to the temporary detention units. The fate of illegal immigrants will be decided by court.
Overall, diring six months, border guards of the Western Regional Department of the State Border Guard Service have detained 420 illegal immigrants.