Turkish Authorities Apprehend 25 Illegal Migrants Southwest of the Country

Turkish authorities have apprehended 25 illegal migrants off Mugla province coasts southwest of the country.

In a statement on Saturday, Turkish Coast Guard Command stated that its teams tracked a rubber boat off the coast of the city of Fathiya in the province. The teams stopped the boat and apprehended 25 migrants among them a child.

The Turkish border with Bulgaria, Greece and Turkish coasts witness an increasing number of illegal migrants who pursue land and sea lanes to cross to one of the European countries. The Turkish police uses different techniques to prevent infiltration into its borders.

Source: Qatar News Agency