During the day, border guards found 16 illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan
The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine continues the activities as part of the operation "Frontier-2015". Thus, during just one day, at the western section of the border, border guards detained 16 illegal migrants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
In particular, this morning, in the area of responsibility of the department "Luzhanka" of the Mukachevo detachment, border patrol unit found seven unidentified individuals. The illegal migrants were stopped immediately while they were trying to cross the border. The violators of the border were a family from Afghanistan. They admitted that they were heading to the European Union in search of a better life.
Another group of migrants was detained at the site of the department "Porubne" of the Chernivtsi border guard detachment. On the outskirts of village of Tarashany, border guards together with the employees of the Security Service of Ukraine and the State Migration Service stopped the car "BMW" with Romanian license plates. Inside, in addition to the driver, a citizen of Ukraine, there were 4 people without documents. During the interview, the men said that they all were citizens of Afghanistan.
Another 5 migrants were detained by border guards of the Lviv detachment. In the area of responsibility of the department "Ambukiv" in Volyn region, a district inspector of the Border Guard Service found 4 citizens of Pakistan and a citizen of Bangladesh. The men had no IDs and were moving toward the border.
In all cases, the detained citizens were taken to border guard service units where they were given necessary assistance. The decision on their further stay in Ukraine will b taken by court.