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Police arrest 15 illegal migrants

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Police arrested 15 people for suspected of illegally residing in the Republic, according to authorities on Thursday.

The arrests took place during a raid on Wednesday night carried out by officers of the Aliens and Immigration Service in Nicosia.

According to a police announcement, officers conducted searches at several premises in the capital.

They questioned a total of 45 individuals, of which 15 were eventually arrested and taken into custody. They are now awaiting their deportation.

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