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EU illegal border entry detections up 48% in 2013

15.05.14 @ 08:45


The number of people trying to cross unlawfully into the EU last year increased by 48 percent when compared to 2012, according the EU's border agency Frontex. Last year some 107,000 attempted border crossings were detected by authorities. In 2012, there were 72,500 detected attempted crossings.

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