Via CNNTürk (Link in Turkish) – According to information received, 79 migrants – 68 from Afghanistan and 11 from Pakistan – entered Turkey through Iran illegally. They took a bus from Dogubayazit to Artvin and from there wanted to go to different provinces of Turkey, especially to Istanbul.
When Turkish citizens informed the security forces about this, the Provincial Security Directorate teams took the migrants, 2 of them women and 5 of them children, to Artvin Sports Hall.
After being kept in the gym for a while, they were brought to the Provincial Security Directorate for legal proceedings. It was reported that they will be sent to the Provincial Directorate of Immigration after the proceedings finished.