Police detain more than 130 in Sofia in operation against illegal migration

Between 130 and 160 people were detained in Sofia in an operation by police, the State Agency for National Security and the Interior Ministry’s Migration Directorate against illegal migration.

The operation took place on the night of September 2 in the region of the Women’s Market in the centre of the Bulgarian capital city.

Interior Ministry chief secretary Georgi Kostov said that the operation was based on information about people staying in the country illegally.

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