Macedonian police intercepted a group of 53 illegal migrants who were being transported near Strumica.

The migrants were in a van driven by a man from Valandovo. The group included 37 Afghans, 12 Pakistanis, and a few people from India, Iraq and Egypt, who were sent to the Skopje and Gevgelija migrant centers. The driver was detained and will be prosecuted for human trafficking.