The border police in Bors has caught 30 foreigners who were attempting to illegally cross the border with Hungary hidden in a lorry. On Saturday, around 2.00 pm, at the Bors Border Crossing Point, a Turkish citizen showed up for the formalities, on the way out of the country, driving a lorry registered in Turkey.
For the first four months of the current year the Interior Ministry reports seven times as many attempts by illegal immigrants to enter Bulgaria through the Bulgarian-Turkish border compared to the same period in 2020. The Ministry said border police stopped 3,978 illegal immigrants who tried to enter the country.
The trucks that want to leave Romania through the Giurgiu-Ruse Border Checkpoint form queues of approximately five kilometers on the first lane of National Road 5 Bucharest-Giurgiu and have to wait 40 minutes at the border control.
Hundreds of trucks are waiting, on Thursday, in lines, at the border to enter Hungary, where thorough controls are being carried out on the freight trucks due to the numerous migrants caught lately attempting to cross the border illegally.
Minister of Interior Lucian Bode, after a meeting with Timisoara City Mayor Dominic Fritz on Tuesday, said that they had found a way to transport the migrants who come to Timisoara, under supervision, back to the other centres in the country. "We are facing a lack of accommodation in Timisoara, we have reached a capacity of 128pct at the moment.
The truck traffic is heavy at the exit checkpoints on the Bulgarian border with Romania (Vidin BCP) and Turkey (Lesovo BCP), Border Police reports.
After new restrictive measure for mandatory Coronavirus tests was introduced kilometer-long lines of trucks have formed at the Kulata-Promahon border crossing since yesterday afternoon.