Prosecutors said law enforcement officers routinely inspected a road near the French and Italian borders, intercepting the truck that smuggled migrants and truck drivers from Pakistan, including three young people under the age of 20.
According to the law enforcement procedure, the French side transferred the immigrants to the Italian government. As a rule of practice in dealing with such cases, we will try to trace the origins of criminal networks and their accomplices, nices prosecutors office said in a statement
The case in France is less than a month away from the discovery in the UK that a refrigerated transport vehicle smuggled migrants to death, killing 39 people, once again exposing the risk of illegal immigrants crossing Europe.
Source: editor in charge of Xinhua News Agency: Yu changzong ufe63 nbj11145