Illegal migrations more than tripled in 2022

Ljubljana, 23 January - Slovenian police caught 32,042 illegal migrants on the border with Croatia last year, an increase of 214% on the year before, largely due to a huge influx of persons from Afghanistan, Burundi, India, Pakistan and Russia, the latest statistics show.

The Slovenian and Italian police forces jointly patrolling the countries' border in a bid to control illegal migration.
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