Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 6 / Trend I. Isabalayeva /
Roughly 47 attempts of violating the state border were prevented in August. As a result, 75 people were arrested, of which 57 are Azerbaijani citizens, the State Border Service told Trend today.
Three Russian citizens, three Uzbek citizens, three Moldovan citizens, two Georgian citizens and Nigerian citizens, one Turkish ciitzen, one Iranian citizen, one Kyrgyz citizen and one Somalian citizen and a person without citizenship are violators of the Azerbaijani state border.
Azerbaijani border guards arrested 190 people wanted by the police in August.
The attempts of smuggling drugs weighing 122 kilograms 432.1 grams were prevented in August.
During the reporting period, the border guards prevented 61 attempts to smuggle goods worth over 410,000 manat.