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23 Bangladeshi nationals found hidden in truck in Romania

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Published: 21:12, 23 March 2023  
23 Bangladeshi nationals found hidden in truck in Romania

A truck driver is under investigation for migrant smuggling after he was caught on Thursday (March 23) trying to take 23 Bangladeshi migrants out of Romania and hiding them in his vehicle.

The truck was checked at the western Turnu Border Crossing Point and the driver said he was carrying pallets on the Romania-Italy route, reports stiripesurse.

"During the checks, our colleagues established that the persons are Bangladeshi nationals, aged between 25 and 50, having legally entered Romania on the basis of personal documents," Arad Border Police informed.

The driver is under investigation for migrant smuggling and the foreign nationals hidden in the truck for attempt to fraudulently cross the state border.

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Dhaka/Nasim