Bulgaria police find 18 migrants dead in abandoned truck near capital

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At least 18 people were found dead in Bulgaria in an abandoned truck in a village near the capital Sofia, the Bulgarian Interior Ministry said on Friday.

“According to initial information, the truck was transporting illegal migrants, a total of about 40 people, who were hiding in a hidden place under transported timber,” the ministry said.


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The survivors were taken to hospital for medical treatment, it said.

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