50 refugees detained after being found in yard of house in Sofia

Police in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia detained more than 50 refugees, most from Syria and Afghanistan, who were found in the yard of a house in the city by the property’s owner.

Close to half of the refugees were children, including babies.

It is believed that the migrants had been brought to the capital from the border by people traffickers. It was not immediately clear how they had come to be placed at the house, which is in Sofia’s Levski neighbourhood, reports on August 4 said.

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