A migrant talking with a Spanish National Police officer after arriving at the El Postiguet beach in Alicante, Spain, on board a small boat which was rescued off the coast of Alicante | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/MORELL
Turkish army launches a military operation into northern Syria on the Turkey-Syria border on October 9, 2019 | Photo: Imago Images/Xinhua
Map of Turkey, Greece | Credit: InfoMigrants
Smugglers transport migrants to Spain on rickety wooden boats, inflatable dinghies, and even jet-skis, charging hundreds of euros for the trip.