A total of 42 immigrants from Syria, Iraq and Iran have been located on Monday in an illegal camp they had built in a neighborhood on the outskirts of western Timisoara, all of them being taken to the Timis County Police Inspectorate (IPJ) for check-ups.
“The immigrants are asylum seekers and have filed applications at centres on Romanian territory, under the administration of the General Inspectorate for Immigration, in order to be granted some sort of international protection status,” the Timis IPJ spokesman, Ionut Bocancea stated on Monday for the press.
According to the cited source, there are also children among the immigrants.
The checks were carried out by police officers of Timis County police along with immigration police officers, and measures will be proposed according to their competencies.
Judicial sources mentioned that the immigrants arrived in Romania from Serbia and intended to reach Germany.