Migrants from Syria, Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan found by Arad border guards

Migrants from Syria, Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan found by Arad border guards

Tuesday, January 18, 2022


In 24 hours, the Arad border police have found twenty-seven foreign nationals who tried to cross the border illegally in Hungary, hidden in two means of transport.

On 17.01.2022, at Romanias Nădlac II Border Crossing Point  a Turkish citizen showed up for the border formalities on the way out of the country, behind the wheel of a road complex registered in Turkey. He was transporting textiles on the Turkey-Austria route, according to the accompanying documents.

Nineteen foreign nationals were found hidden in the cargo compartment following a thorough search of the means of transport .

During the preliminary checks, the border guards established that they are citizens of Afghanistan, Syria, Turkey and Pakistan, asylum seekers in Romania.

Also yesterday, the border guards from the Vărșand Border Police Sector , Arad County, during the execution of specific missions, on the Chisinau Criș-Oradea communication, discovered hidden in the cargo compartment of a van registered in Romania and driven by a Romanian citizen, eight foreign nationals .

The persons were taken and transported to the headquarters of the sector for investigations where, following the verifications, the border police established that they are citizens of Syria.

In both cases, the border guards are conducting investigations in order to establish the entire criminal activity, and the necessary legal measures will be ordered upon completion.