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Police find 211 migrants near Gevgelija, detain driver

Police officers found 211 migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan in a truck in village Stojakovo near Gevgelija late on Monday.

Skopje, 7 July 2020 (MIA) – Police officers found 211 migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan in a truck in village Stojakovo near Gevgelija late on Monday.

“Police officers stopped the truck when it joined regional road Gevgelija-Bogdanci. During the inspection, they found 211 migrants, of whom 144 from Bangladesh and 67 from Pakistan, including 63 minors,” the Ministry of Interior said in a press release.

The migrants have been transferred to the Gevgelija reception-transit center for further processing, while the 27-year-old driver from Skopje has been detained.

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