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Fifty-two illegal immigrants from Pakistan and India detained

Border police in eastern Slovakia have detained a total of 52 illegal immigrants who entered the country from neighbouring Ukraine, the interior ministry reported on Wednesday.

Police officers found 12 nationals of Pakistan near the Starina reservoir in the town of Sobrance (Prešov region) on the afternoon of October 30, while later in the day a group of 30 Indians and 10 more Pakistanis were discovered between the villages of Ruský Hrabovec and Podhorod. The second group was being guided by a Ukrainian who has been charged by with illegal human smuggling. Police are looking into how the men managed to enter the country. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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