Local June 24, 2016 | 4:10 pm

Army arrests 74 undocumented Haitians trying to cross border illegally

Dajabón.- The Dominican Army on Friday announced the arrestof 74 undocumented Haitians caught trying to cross the border with Haiti illegally.

The group were taken to the headquarters of the Army 10thBattalion in Dajabon and then handed over to Immigration agents.

In a statement, the Army said the undocumented Haitianswere arrested when they entered Dominican territory at the Santa María and PaloBlanco border crossings. “The immigrants, teenagers among them, said they paidbetween 4,500 and 5,000 pesos to smugglers to help them cross into the country.”

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