Illegal Vietnamese migrants detained at Belarus-Latvia border

Polatsk frontier guards detained eight Vietnamese citizens in Verhnyadzvinsk District at 4 a.m. today. It was a group of illegal migrants trying to cross the Belarusian- Latvian border.

The infringers were caught near Hauryliny.

The foreigners were detained for violating the border, the incident is being studied now, the press service of the State Border Committee reports.

Infringers get detained several times a week but it usually happens at the Lithuanian or Polish borders.

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