Eight Afghan migrants aged from 16 to 36 were discovered by Slovenian police on Monday afternoon in a freight truck with Turkish licence plates at a parking lot in Maribor, the police department in that city confirmed on Tuesday.
The driver of the truck was a Turkish citizen. It was determined that the Afghans had entered Slovenia illegally without relevant documents, hidden in the truck, the police reported, adding that that migrants had been handed over to Croatian police in the meantime.
A press release notes that the migrants were en route to Germany and France and that they had paid between 1,000 and 2,000 euros each for the trip.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 17:09