The number of deportations from Sweden to Morocco has increased thanks to the use of fingerprint records in the identification process.

Swedish authorities now have access to the records thanks to a new partnership with Morocco, making it easier to identify people who have been given a deportation order then send them to the country, public broadcaster Sveriges Radio reports.

The number of deportations carried out to Morocco increased from 75 in 2016 to 135 in 2017.

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