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Six detained for illegally crossing Latvia-Belarus border

On Monday, October 12, six people were detained for having crossed the Latvian-Belarusian border illegally. The Border Guard allowed these people in citing humanitarian reasons.

396 persons have been detained for illegally crossing the border this year, 295 of which came in the timeframe from August 6 to 10, and 44 of which came after the announcement of the state of emergency.

23 people's attempts of illegally crossing the Latvian-Belarusian State border were prevented.

Since the announcement of the state of emergency on the Latvia-Belarus border August 10, the Border Guard has prevented 1,641 persons from crossing the border.

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