In Transcarpathia, border guards shut down another channel of illegal migrant smuggling to EU countries
As a result of the received information, the interagency group in Transcarpathia detained two groups of "eternal travelers" from Afghanistan. In total, 7 people. The accomplices in the illegal activities, who transported migrants by cars, were also detained. They were two citizens of Ukraine. They organized the delivery of Afghans to Tramscarpathia from Lviv region.
The criminal proceeding has been initiated. The offence was documented. Currently, they are working to identify the rest of the organizers and accomplices who are involved in the channel of illegal migration.
Recall that the interagency operation "Frontier-2015" to counter illegal migration has been ongoing since June 15. During the operation, operational units of the State Border Guard Service jointly with other law enforcement agencies have found 450 illegal migrants, including 41 minors.