13 November 2012

Angola: SME Repatriates Twenty Congolese Citizensin Uíge

Photo: Mujahid Safodien/IRIN
file photo: A group of illegal migrants

Uíge — At least 20 citizens from DR Congo (DRC) were repatriated on Monday through Quimbata border checkpoint in Maquela do Zombo, northern Uíge province, for their illegal stay in the country.

This was said to Angop by the head of the local Migration and Foreigner Services (SME), Adrinao Domingos Neto.

Accordimng to him, the Congolese citizens were detained in various wards of Maquela do Zombo on 1-12 November.

Sixteen women were part of the mentioned group.

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file photo: A group of illegal migrants

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