Eight migrants from Afghanistan were discovered on Wednesday morning, hidden in a semi-trailer truck heading for Germany, and was checked at the Varsand Border Crossing Point (western Arad County).
The driver, a Bulgarian citizen, according to the documents accompanying the goods, was transporting plastic material to a German company.
"Following the thorough inspection of the vehicle, eight foreign nationals were found hidden in the cargo compartment of the semi-trailer. The persons were taken and transported to the sector headquarters for further investigation. During the checks, the border police established that these were citizens of Afghanistan, asylum seekers in Romania," informed the Arad Border Police.
The Afghans could be investigated for attempting to illegally cross the state border, and the driver for migrant smuggling.