Iraqi gang who brought scores of illegal Afghan, Syrian and Albanian immigrants into the UK is busted by Spanish Civil Guard
- An organisation that bought illegal immigrants into the UK has been halted
- The group trafficked mostly Albanian migrants into the UK from Spain on ferries
- Civil Guard officers arrested gang members of Spanish, Albanian and Iraqi origin, accused of facilitating the immigrants’ entry into the UK
Members of an Iraqi gang suspected of helping migrants from five different countries into Britain have been arrested in Spain.
Europol, the EU’s law enforcement agency, said it had broken up a gang responsible for people smuggling.
It is thought the seven suspects offered illegal migrants, mainly Albanian citizens, passage from Spain to the UK.
The raids have also been captured on shocking video footage.