Migrant traffickers ran operation from Gela

ROME, Police on Thursday arrested 18 people, 11 Tunisian nationals and seven Italians, to break up a human trafficking ring that operated from Sicily.

 

The traffickers allegedly regularly took off from the port of Gela or from the coast of the province of Agrigento to pick up asylum seekers in Tunisia and then immediately return with them to Italy.

 

Source: ANSA News Agency