Trafficking gangs are arranging a new way to ship migrants from Turkey to the EU by sailing to Italy, a leading German newspaper reports.
Report: Smugglers prepare new human trafficking route to Italy
The smugglers intended to start transporting refugees via the new Italian route in the first week of April, according to the Sunday edition of the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung” newspaper.
They would reportedly use small cargo vessels and fishing ships to ferry their customers from the seaside resort of Antalya in Turkey, the Turkish city of Mersin near the Syrian border, and the Greek capital, Athens.
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