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About 400 foreigners stay in illegal immigrant camp in Moscow

August 03, 2013, 19:55 UTC+3

The number of immigrants, who are carried to the camp on the court’s decision, increases

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MOSCOW, August 3 (Itar-Tass) - About 400 foreigners, who are due to be expelled from Russia, are currently staying at an illegal immigrant camp in Moscow, policemen told Itar-Tass on Saturday.

“The number of immigrants, who are carried to the camp on the court’s decision, increases,” policemen said.

Earlier, policemen found 1,436 illegal immigrants in different districts. Over 4,500 immigrants have been sent to facilities of the Interior Ministry when the operation has been started. “At present, a total of 396 foreigners, mostly Vietnamese citizens, who should be expelled from Russia, stay in the immigrant camp,” policemen said.

They noted that several detainees had been carried to centres for foreigners.

The Main Interior Directorate for Moscow reported that a total of 1,200 Vietnamese citizens had been detained in the east of Moscow and revealed 20 clandestine manufactures. Policemen also found illegal workshops and detained 200 illegal immigrants from Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, policemen said.

Police confiscated fake passports, as well as traumatic arms and firearms, policemen said.

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