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The Sunday Review
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Prosecutors from Bulgaria have charged Six people With human trafficking after 18 Afghans were killed in a truck Found on a dirt track near Sofia, Bulgaria on Friday.

The prosecution claimed that truck Was abandoned in the vicinity of Lokorsko after Driver and companion discovered many of 52 migrants. in The truck Many were dizzy, and others had died. Migrants were in The hidden compartments truck These were then isolated using foil.

It truck Both the driver and his companion were charged Prosecutors said that the death was accidental.

The driver wouldn’t stop despite the constant banging in the cabin. truck An earlier statement was made by Borislav Sarafov, head of National Investigative Service, and deputy chief procuror.

These deaths shocked Bulgaria, in This is the most serious incident of its type on the land route from the Balkans to Europe.

Many thousands people Escape from poverty and war in The journey takes you to the Middle East and Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Bulgaria The country has tried to adapt to an increasing inflow of migrants from Turkey. in The past year.

Afghanistan has been under Taliban control since then in August 2021: This country plunged into an economy and humanitarian crisis. A recent report from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), an estimated 28.3 million – roughly two thirds of Afghanistan’s population – are in To survive, we need urgent humanitarian aid. A Taliban official stated last month that there were at most 157 people in the country. people had died in the country’s bitter winter.

It 18 The combination of low oxygen and death caused by lack of oxygen led to the deaths of victims. in As they were crammed in, it was difficult to breathe and an enclosed space. truck “like in a tin can,” Sarafov spoke.

“The victims died slowly and painfully,” He added.

“This case shows an extreme callousness and demonstrates that migrants are seen only as goods that should be shipped from one place to another, irrespective of whether they are alive or dead,” He stated.

Other 34 migrants were also rushed to hospital on Friday. in According to officials, the situation is stable.

Five charged These are in While one of the traffickers is in custody, he was able to escape the country. A European arrest warrant is issued for him.

Prosecutors claimed that the ring trafficked migrants across the border to Turkey. Bulgaria To Serbia where they continued to France, Germany, and Britain.