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Palestinians among over 600 irregular migrants held in Turkey

Published : 22-05-2019

Palestinians among over 600 irregular migrants held in Turkey

A total of 636 irregular migrants were held across Turkey on Wednesday, according to security sources.

Out of total, 565 migrants were held in the western Edirne province by security forces near the Turkish- Greek border, a source who spoke on condition of anonymity told Anadolu News Agency.

The migrants are from Palestine, Morocco, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria.

Turkey has been the main route for refugees trying to cross into Europe, especially since the beginning of the war in Syria.

Some 268,000 irregular migrants were held in Turkey in 2018, according to the Interior Ministry.

AGPS kept record of the death of dozens of Palestinian refugees at sea, trying to reach European destinations.

Short URL : http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8651

A total of 636 irregular migrants were held across Turkey on Wednesday, according to security sources.

Out of total, 565 migrants were held in the western Edirne province by security forces near the Turkish- Greek border, a source who spoke on condition of anonymity told Anadolu News Agency.

The migrants are from Palestine, Morocco, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Syria.

Turkey has been the main route for refugees trying to cross into Europe, especially since the beginning of the war in Syria.

Some 268,000 irregular migrants were held in Turkey in 2018, according to the Interior Ministry.

AGPS kept record of the death of dozens of Palestinian refugees at sea, trying to reach European destinations.

Short URL : http://www.actionpal.org.uk/en/post/8651