Afghan Voice Agency (AVA): These Afghan refugees were arrested early in the morning (Sunday, June 4) while traveling in a truck near the city of Sofia.
The Bulgarian state news agency quoted the Ministry of Interior as saying that six of the asylum seekers who were not in good health were taken to the hospital.
The Bulgarian police said that the investigation about these asylum seekers continues.
On February 17th of this year, 18 Afghans who were planning to go to Western Europe died due to lack of oxygen inside a container in Bulgaria.
After three months, their bodies were transferred to Kabul last week.