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Jun 26, 2019

50 migrants apprehended at Hungarian border

Hungarian police apprehended fifty migrants travelling in three separate groups in Csongrad County, in southern Hungary, on Wednesday morning.

Reports have surfaced that Hungarian police apprehended fifty migrants travelling in three separate groups in Csongrad County, in southern Hungary, on Wednesday morning.

According to MTI, six Iraqi border violators were stopped within the Szeged administrative area shortly after midnight. Two hours later, police stopped and checked a car with Serbian licence plates on the M5 motorway. In addition to the driver, four people were in the car and they declared themselves to be migrants who had entered Hungary illegally.

Shortly before 6am, police also stopped a group of forty men outside Ásotthalom near highway 55. They said they were Afghan citizens. The illegal migrants were escorted back to the border fence.

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