Ten Pakistanis detained on border

  • 2003-11-27
  • By Aaron Eglitis
RIGA - Ten Pakistani nationals were detained in Latvia on Nov. 21 for giving false information on their visa applications, and they may have possible terrorist connections, according to the state security police.The Pakistanis entered Latvia on Nov. 15 by flying from Azerbaijan via Moscow ostensibly to compete in the Baltic Amber Cup, an international tae kwon do tournament.The tournament held at Skonto Olympic Hall took place Nov. 14 - 15, but only one of the 10 - who officials described as non-athletic in appearance - actually participated in the event.But what particularly sparked conce...
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