Haberler      English      العربية      Pусский         Kurdî      Türkçe Delivering News and Insights Around the World Keltis
  En.Haberler.Com - Latest News
SEARCH IN NEWS:
  HOME PAGE 17/11/2018 06:31 
14.11.2017 18:58 News >> Over 2,200 Undocumented Migrants Held İn Turkey

Over 2,200 Undocumented Migrants Held İn Turkey

2,004 migrants attempted to cross into Turkey from Syria, Turkish military says.

Turkish forces rounded up more than 2,200 across the country, according to statement and officials on Tuesday.

In a statement, Turkish General Staff said a border unit of Land Forces Command detained 2,004 undocumented migrants on Monday when they attempted to illegally cross into Turkey from Syria.

Two migrants were also found attempted to cross into Syria from Turkey, it said.

26 undocumented migrants were also rounded up when they attempted to cross into Turkey from Iraq, while 100 others were held in western Turkey in an attempt to cross into Turkey from Greece, the statement added.

151 more undocumented migrants were held in separate operations across the country on Monday, security officials said.

In northwestern province of Kirklareli, gendarmerie held 43 people -- including Iranian, Pakistani and Afghan nationals -- when they attempted to travel to Europe through Turkey.

In Hatay province of southern Turkey, gendarmerie found 31 Syrians migrants.

Other 37 migrants were rounded up in eastern Erzurum province, when the human traffickers left them at the province's bus terminal. They included Syrian, Afghan and Pakistani nationals, who tried to enter Turkey from Iran.

In northwestern Canakkale province, gendarmerie detained 40 foreign nationals when it stopped a van in Ayvacik district. The migrants tried to cross into Greek island of Lesbos.

Other two, who allegedly made the illegal crossing, were remanded into custody.

*Ozgun Tiran in Kirikkale, Erdal Turkoglu in Hatay, Fahrettin Gok in Erzurum and Burak Akay in Canakkale contributed this story. -



        Latest News
Pentagon Sends Congress Report On Turkey's F-35 Program 6 minutes ago...
Pentagon may have an 'unclassified update' about report next week, says spokesman.
Update - Cıa: Khashoggi Killing Ordered By Saudi Crown Prince -24 minutes ago...
Conclusion reached by examining multiple intelligence sources, Washington Post cites anonymous sources.
Infographıc - From Denial To Confession İn Khashoggi Killing -24 minutes ago...
Saudi Arabia initially claimed Khashoggi left diplomatic building alive and they had 'no responsibility' in incident.
Cıa: Khashoggi Killing Ordered By Saudi Crown Prince 21 minutes ago...
Conclusion reached by examining multiple intelligence sources, Washington Post cites anonymous sources.
Trump: China Wants To Make A Deal -9 minutes ago...
‘I think we'll have a deal. We'll find out very soon,’ President says.

 
      Top News
Infographıc - From Denial To Confession İn Khashoggi Killing Infographıc - From Denial To Confession İn Khashoggi Killing
Bomb Kills 2 İn Pakistan's Karachi City: Police Bomb Kills 2 İn Pakistan's Karachi City: Police
Unıcef Concerned Over Repatriation Of Rohingya Unıcef Concerned Over Repatriation Of Rohingya
177 Feto-Linked Suspects Arrested Across Turkey 177 Feto-Linked Suspects Arrested Across Turkey
Denmark Opposes 'European Army' Denmark Opposes 'European Army'
Update - European Court Of Justice Keeps PKK On Terror List Update - European Court Of Justice Keeps PKK On Terror List
Iran To Open University İn Syria: Education Minister Iran To Open University İn Syria: Education Minister
Bangladesh Halts Scheduled Rohingya Repatriation Bangladesh Halts Scheduled Rohingya Repatriation
Pence: Aggression Has No Place İn Indo-Pacific Pence: Aggression Has No Place İn Indo-Pacific
Update - Turkey: Unemployment Rate At 11.1 Pct İn Aug. Update - Turkey: Unemployment Rate At 11.1 Pct İn Aug.