On-site arrests of migrants on the highway

The first arrest took place around 4 in the morning

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Successive arrests of migrants took place at dawn at the exits of Lympia and Athienou inside the highway. The first arrest took place around 4 in the morning on the Nicosia - Larnaca highway despite the Athenian exit.

20 people of Syrian origin were located and arrested there. Also on the highway, this time despite the exit of Lympia, another 11 people of Syrian origin were found. SigmaLive reports that among those arrested are women with children.

All 31 migrants are expected to be taken overnight to the Pournara temporary accommodation center in Kokkinotrimithia.