Migrants were listed as being from Morocco, Pakistan, Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar.
Turkish border authorities detained 575 illegal migrants and refugees who were preparing to cross illegally to Bulgaria and Greece. This was announced by the Security Directorate of the city of Edirne, reports sega.
Some of the illegal migrants were hiding in the villages of Orhanie, Sarakapanar and Bosnokoy, not far from the Bulgarian border. The other group of migrants was hiding in Uzunkopru, Ipsala and Meric, in the immediate vicinity of the Greek border, the police message said.
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Turkey crime immigration
Orhanie, Marmara, Turkey
Turkey (TR) is estimated to have a population of 78.7 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.7% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 6.9 million.