[Ticker] 39 arrested in migrant-smuggling dragnet

EU Reporter

The EU’s border police Europol said 39 arrests have been made in a migrant-smuggling network. “This criminal group is suspected of smuggling Middle-Eastern and East African irregular migrants from France to the UK with the use of small boats,” said Europol, in a statement. The network was taken down by police from Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom in an operation coordinated by Europol and Eurojust.