EDIRNE/ISTANBUL, Turkey

Some irregular migrants arriving in Turkey’s northwestern Edirne province Friday, bordering both Bulgaria and Greece, crossed the Meric River in inflatable boats and set foot in Greece.

Some 500 irregular migrants came to the border villages by commercial taxis, according to village residents.

Meanwhile in Istanbul, irregular migrants arriving in bus stations groups continue to go to Edirne.

Some companies that had difficulties in meeting bus demands of the migrants started additional services to Edirne.

Said Abdullah, a migrant from Comoros Islands, told reporters he came with a 13-person group to the bus station and wants to arrive

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