Bulgarian Border Police arrested 41 people for illegal crossing the border into the country between 8am on October 20 2012 and the same time on October 21, the Interior Ministry said.
Twelve of those detained were Palestinians, seven were from Algeria, seven from Syria, six from Iran, four from Mali, two from Libya and one each from Tunis, Eritrea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the ministry said.
Those taken into custody included 36 men, three women and two children.
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