Ukrainian border guards continue conducting the measures to reduce the level of illegal activities, including those related to the illegal movement of illegal migrants across the state border. They detained refugees from Syria and Iraq, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine.
During the last day alone, At the Luzhniki border guard unit of the Mukachevo detachment, border guards detained five illegal immigrants from Syria and one Iraqi citizen. Violators were spotted with the help of thermal imagers in the evening and at night.
Response team from the mobile border guard detachment came twice. First, on the outskirts of the Hungarian border, border guards detained two citizens of Syria – a man and a woman. Subsequently, in the course of search operations, 450 meters away from the state border, law enforcement officers found three Syrians and an Iraqi national. All the detainees did not have any documents.
Since the beginning of the year, the State Border Service officers have detained a total of 124 Syrian citizens for illegal border crossing.