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Police stop 2 trucks with 78 migrants in Slovakia

AP  |  Bratislava 

Slovak police say they have detained 78 migrants from Iraq, and Syria traveling through Slovakia to in two trucks.

Spokeswoman Denisa Baloghova say the officers stopped the trucks, which had Turkish drivers, shortly after midnight on Tuesday in the western city of Zilina.

Police say the migrants, including women and children, boarded the trucks in Romania and paid about USD 600 each.

Police are investigating the case.

Slovakia has rarely been used by migrants trying to get to Western

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 20:14 IST