Thirty-three Vietnamese people who entered Việt Nam illegally from China were arrested on Thursday in Quảng Ninh Province. — VNA/VNS Photo
QUẢNG NINH — More than 30 Vietnamese citizens have been apprehended by border guards trying to illegally enter the Việt Nam from China.
They were discovered on Thursday by guards patrolling trails in the northern province of Quảng Ninh.
The group of 33 people were from Nghệ An, Thanh Hóa, Hà Giang, Đắc Lắc, Lai Châu, Lào Cai, Tuyên Quang, Thái Nguyên, Bắc Kạn and Bắc Giang provinces.
Back in February they had illegal entered China to seek employment.
They have all been given medical checks and put into quarantine in Móng Cái City.
Since the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control, Bắc Sơn border guards in Móng Cái City have detected more than 330 Chinese and Vietnamese citizens crossing the border illegally. — VNS