101 people denied entry to Latvia on Belarus border Thursday

On Thursday, August 12, the Border Guard deterred 101 people from crossing the Belarus-Latvia border.

No persons were detained for having crossed the border illegally. 

In total, since the state of emergency has been announced in the Latvia-Belarus border area allowing the border guard to promptly deny entry and return migrants to the country of origin, 192 people have been denied entry into Latvia illegally: 56 Tuesday, 35 Wednesday and 101 Thursday.

355 persons have been detained for illegally crossing the border this year, 295 of which came in the timeframe from August 6 to 10.

The photo gallery below shows arrivals at the Latvia - Belarus border from August 11.

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