Romania police find 10 migrants hidden in truck

AP , Saturday 10 Sep 2016

Romanian border police have found 10 migrants, including two children, hidden in a truck transporting paper that was crossing the border into Romania from Bulgaria.

A statement said that the migrants, nine Syrians and an Iraqi man, arrived at Romanian customs on Saturday morning.

The Bulgarian truck driver told border authorities he was transporting paper from Bulgaria to Germany.

Police checked the vehicle and found the migrants hidden in the back of the truck next to pallets loaded with piles of paper.

Police said they paid 4,000 euros ($4,050) each for transport and were had paid to be left in Vienna. The migrants and driver will be handed over to Bulgarian authorities.

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