Two migrant traffickers arrested smuggling Syrians to Thessaloniki

first_imgGreek police have arrested two people smugglers caught illegally transporting 13 Syrians, seven of which were children, through Greece.According to reports, the traffickers picked up the migrants after crossing into Greece from Turkey when they loaded them into the cargo space of an SUV, and took the back roads in a bid to go undetected. Spotted near the Greek-Turkish border, police say the driver tried to speed away after being sighted. As a result the vehicle ended up in a ditch, with three of the passengers taken to hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. Arrested on Saturday and announced on Sunday, according to police they were headed to Thessaloniki, however their final destination remains unknown, reports Kathimerini. Having since been released from hospital, police are continuing the questioning of both the traffickers and migrants. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more