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‘Sri Lankans’ amongst asylum seekers held in Turkey

A group of Sri Lankans are amongst hundreds of migrants being held by Turkish security forces, accused of attempting to cross the border into Europe. 

Anadolu Agency reports that a total of 558 migrants were arrested in total across the country in raids conducted by security forces.

The Sri Lankans were held in Turkey’s western Edirne province.

See more from Anadolu Agency here.