Police detain 21 migrants as inflow surges

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Police detain 21 migrants as inflow surges
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Police have detained 21 migrants found wandering in the capital on Thursday, as the increased migrant influx continues.

Speaking on state radio, a police spokesman disclosed that a pregnant woman and a child were among the group.

The woman has been transferred to a hospital for a medical evaluation, while the others are being held at a temporary reception center.

Earlier this week, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides expressed fears that jihadists could attempt to join genuine refugees arriving from Syria, where a Turkish...


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Police detain 21 migrants as inflow surges


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