About 73 irregular migrants arrested in Turkey

Turkish Gendarmerie Command teams, in the Van province, said it arrested about 73 irregular migrants in three different operations last week.

According to the security source, 52 migrants were picked in a cave where they hid after they migrated to Turkey through an irregular route from Iran. Sixteen other migrants were caught in a van within the Ozpinar neighbourhood, while another five were picked from an abandoned house.

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Image Caption: Istanbul, June 16, 2017: Police car blocking the road. Verification of documents. Investigation of the incident.