Illegal crossings of border nearly double in January-November

Ljubljana, 18 December - There were more than 55,200 detected illegal crossings of the border in the first eleven months of the year, which is a considerable increase from some 30,140 in the same period last year. Afghan citizens continue to account for the largest share of all apprehended illegal migrants.

Police helicopter involved in border patrols.
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