Over 2,500 people detained over illegal border crossing
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish security forces have detained a total of 2,553 people over illegal border crossing, the military said on Sept. 30.
Border forces also detained 61 others while attempting to illegally enter Greece and one into Syria, it added.
There were no details on the nationalities of the detainees. Turkey has enhanced its security measures along the Syrian frontier in recent months, building a 731-kilometer wall, to combat smuggling and illegal border crossings.