Coast guard intensifies Aegean crackdown

The Hellenic Coast Guard is intensifying its crackdown on people-smuggling rackets

Coast guard intensifies Aegean crackdown

The Hellenic Coast Guard is intensifying its crackdown on people-smuggling rackets in the Aegean ahead of what is expected to be a difficult summer when it is feared that large numbers of would-be migrants will attempt the crossing from neighboring Turkey.

Following a three-day investigation, coast guard sources said on Tuesday that they had traced three suspected smugglers who are believed to have organized the transfer last Friday of a group of migrants from Turkey to Rhodes, in the Dodecanese. The attempted crossing was thwarted by Greek coast guard officers who subsequently launched a search for the smugglers.

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Source: ekathimerini.com

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