Illegal crossings of border up almost five times in 2018

Ljubljana, 23 January - Slovenian police officers detected a total of 9,149 illegal crossings of the state border last year, which is almost a five-fold increase compared to the year before (1,934). The biggest increase was recorded with the citizens of Pakistan, the police and the Interior Ministry have announced on their websites.

The Ljubljana asylum centre.
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