41 migrants arrested in Van province, eastern Turkey


The Turkish authorities arrested 41 irregular migrants in the eastern state of Van.


Van state said in a statement on Saturday that the state gendarmerie command is continuing its activities to prevent the smuggling of migrants.

It explained that the teams arrested 41 migrants on board a truck, a bus and 3 cars in Arjes district.

The security authorities also arrested 8 people suspected of smuggling migrants.


The migrants were transferred to the relevant authorities to complete the official procedures against them.