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Syrian pulled over with a vanload of illegal migrants

By: P.T., STA

A van with Austrian licence plates and driven by a Syrian citizen was transporting 17 illegal migrants when pulled over by Slovenian police on the motorway in Pomurje, north-east, on Tuesday.

The driver was detained for unlawful crossing of the border and will be taken before an investigating magistrate in Maribor, the Maribor Police Department said. The migrants he transported – citizens of Afghanistan and Iraq – meanwhile asked for international protection and were taken to an asylum centre.

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