More than 210 migrants held across Turkey
Orient Net 2018-08-27 07:31:00
Some 215 migrants were held across on Monday (August 27), security sources said.
Coast Guard patrols identified three dinghies carrying 139 migrants from various countries trying to cross to the Greek Islands, AA reported.
Security forces intercepted 44 additional migrants from Syria, Palestine and Iraq near the western province of Izmir.
Separately, 32 irregular migrants were held in the province of Kirklareli on the European side.
Provincial forces caught three groups preparing to cross the western border to Bulgaria.