Thursday

29th Sep 2016

Ticker

Turkish migrant smugglers in 300% increase

Turkish nationals are the top suspects in smuggling migrants to Europe. Europol, the EU police agency, cited a 295.3 percent increase in the first eight months of this year when compared to 2015. Some 423 Turkish nationals were suspected of the crime compared to 107 last year. Syrians, Bulgarians and Romanians followed as other top smuggler nationalities.

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