Royal Navy catches traffickers
Five suspects detained on board HMS Bulwark.
Royal Navy sailors catch five suspected human traffickers hiding among the masses of desperate migrants they so cruelly exploit
By Larisa Brown, Defence Correspondent On Hms Bulwark For The Daily Mail
Five suspected people smugglers were yesterday found hiding among 1,100 desperate migrants rescued by HMS Bulwark. The men were detained by police as the British warship docked at the port of Catania, Sicily, yesterday afternoon.
They are being questioned over their links to the voyages which have claimed the lives of more than 2,000 African migrants so far this year. Four Sicilian police officers boarded the vessel and took the men to a police station for interrogation.
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