8 irregular migrants held in northwestern Turkey
Irregular migrants illegally entered Turkey, held in Kirklareli province bordering Bulgaria
At least eight irregular migrants were held in northwestern Turkey, provincial security sources said on Wednesday.
The department of anti-smuggling and organized crime in the Kirklareli province, which borders Bulgaria, held the migrants of Moroccan, Algerian, and Lebanese nationalities in a park at the province's center, said a source on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
A woman migrant, eight months pregnant, was taken to Kirklareli Training and Research Hospital for a health checkup.
Other irregular migrants were then referred to the provincial migration office.
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