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Lithuanian national arrested for people smuggling

A Lithuanian national was arrested near Totkomlos, in southeast Hungary on suspicion of people smuggling after police discovered 37 illegal migrants in his minivan, the official website said on Friday.

Police tried to stop the minivan for control at 1am on Friday, but the man drove on. He abandoned the vehicle in a field and tried to flee, but was arrested within an hour and a half, said.

Of the 37 people in the minivan, one identified himself as Pakistani and the others said they were Bangladeshi citizens.

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