175,000 people crossed Ukrainian border on December 31

Source : 112 Ukraine

More people entered Ukraine
20:08, 2 January 2020

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175,000 people crossed the Ukrainian border on December 31 as the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.

“Totally, during the day, 175,00 citizens were processed during entry to or departure from Ukraine. 95,000 entered our state, while 80,000 left Ukraine. Moreover, during a day, about 30,000 vehicles were processed,” the message said.

About 100 people (20 of them called to be potential illegal migrants) were not admitted in the country. The border guard found out nine invalid documents. 21 people were detained for illegal crossing of the border.

Related: Ukrainians might be banned from crossing border with Russian on internal passport from March 1, 2020

The State Border Guard Service strengthened the security measures of the border before Christmas and New Year holidays. Thus, 3,500 border guard units worked on the New Year night.

As we reported, Zakarpattia border guards detained a batch of smuggled heroin, which offenders tried to export to European countries. The total weight of the product has reached 374 kg.

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