Police arrest driver of van transporting migrants

BELGRADE - The authorities arrested on Saturday the driver of the van that overturned on the motorway near Leskovac while transporting illegal migrants four days ago, Tanjug learnt in the Serbian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

After a major police action, the driver was arrested in Pancevo near Belgrade as he was trying to hide from the authorities.

Two migrants remain in life-threatening condition

NIS - Two migrants hospitalised at the neurosurgical hospital in Nis remain in critical condition and their lives are in danger, while three other patients have undergone surgery at the orthopaedic hospital, Nis Clinical Centre Director Zoran Radovanovic told Tanjug on Wednesday.

Another patient was admitted to the maxillofacial surgical hospital on Tuesday.

MUP looking for organisers of migrant trafficking

BELGRADE - Members of the Serbian Ministry of Interior Affairs (MUP) are trying to establish the circumstances of the accident near Leskovac, southern Serbia, which inflicted light and serious injuries to 42 illegal migrants early on Tuesday, Deputy Head of the Border Police Administration Dragan Gligoric stated.

Van full of migrants swerves off road near Leskovac

LESKOVAC - A van packed with migrants careened off the road and overturned on a highway near Leskovac, southern Serbia, early Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred on the Corridor X section between the Donje Krajince and Gornje Krajince villages near the southern Serbian city around 4.30 a.m.. The 42 injured passengers from the van carrying 54 people have been hospitalized.