Police make 77 arrests in Europe-wide people trafficking crackdown

March 25, 2015 1:16 PM

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A large criminal gang smuggling migrants from Kosovo across the European Union's porous south-eastern border and onwards into Western Europe has been broken up, the EU's policing agency said on Wednesday.

Almost 400 officers were involved in the crackdown, during which 77 suspected members of the migrant smuggling ring were arrested, Europol said in a statement on Wednesday.

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