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October 4, 2022

Border police shot suspected Serbian smuggler dead

Timis Co border police on Sunday shot dead a Serb national suspected of engaging in cigarette smuggling. His accomplice was also caught. The two men were summoned to stop while near Toager, on the strip of land between Romania and Serbia. Timisoara Border Police Spokeswoman Iasmina Maghiar said that the two men carried parcels containing smuggled cigarettes. ‘When police summoned them to stop, one obeyed the order, the other however kept moving, which prompted the police to at first fire several warning shots into the air, and then, given the suspect didn’t stop, aimed at the suspect, who leaned forward, and was shot in the back. Investigations showed he was a Serb citizen,” Maghiar said.

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