Reflux migrant trend from Bulgaria to West Europe kept

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The weekly statistics of the interior ministry shows that the trend of migrants leaving Bulgaria on their way to West Europe is kept. New 289 illegal migrants have been found as of the start of the year and this is the exact number taken out as well. 831 out of 861 people, who have attempted illegal crossing have been nabbed along the border with Serbia. Almost half of the illegally residing in Bulgaria foreigners are of Afghani origin.

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