The Latest: Albanian police find 27 migrants

September 28, 2016 1:27 PM

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Albanian police have stopped 27 people from Syria, Iraq and Sudan trying to cross the country toward Western Europe.

A statement Wednesday said police arrested three Albanians who were paid 600-1,200 Euros ($675-1,350) per migrant, promising to take them to European Union countries. They face up to 10 years in jail if convicted.

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