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A picture provided by Spanish police of some of the goods and drugs recovered from the suspects | Source: Spanish National Police via Europol Press Release
Bihac in Bosnia was reportedly the logistic hub from where the smugglers operated. Photo from file: Migrants outside an abandoned factory in Bihac on January 10, 2021 | Photo: Marko Djurica/Reuters
Migrants often cross the Evros river from Turkey to Greece with the aid of smugglers | Source: Facebook
The Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea | Credit: InfoMigrants
Eurojust said smugglers charged migrants €3,000 on average to cross the English Channel | Photo source: Twitter @premarmanche
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe and the risks associated with migrant smuggling | Photo: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
A frame of the police video on the operation against the alleged traffickers | Photo: Police
The operation was spearheaded by Europol | Photo: Imago Images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
Europol is at the forefront of fighting illegal migration patterns to Europe and the risks associated with migrant smuggling | COPYRIGHT: Imago images/AFLO/Y. Nakao
Migrants continue to try to enter the EU on forged passports despite police crackdowns