February 24, 2024

Dismantled in Cuenca and Toledo a felony group that allegedly engaged within the illicit trafficking of Syrian immigrants. The migratory route crossed three continents, Asia, Africa and Europe, and the locations have been Spain, Germany and Norway.

The Spanish Nationwide Police, in collaboration with EUROPOL and the German Federal Police, dismantled in Cuenca and Toledo the logistics of a felony group that was allegedly engaged within the illicit trafficking of Syrian immigrantscertain for Spain, Germany and Norway.

Within the operation, 19 of its members have been additionally arrested. The migratory route crossed three continents, Asia, Africa and Europe, by air, sea and land.

Every migrant would pay 20,000 euros. The felony community had alliances with different felony organizations in every nation on the route,” the Spanish police reported.

The illicit migration route

They left from the Beirut airport, in Lebanon, after crossing the border in Syria and arrived in Egypt.

From there they crossed by land to Libya and Tunisia till they reached Algeria. From the coastal areas of Oran and Mostaganem they boarded boats certain for the Spanish coast.

Subsequently, they have been transferred by automobile to the safety flooring situated in the provinces of Madrid, Cuenca (east) and Toledo (middle), the place they remained hidden in overcrowded and unsanitary situationstill they obtained documentation to remain in Spain or proceed by land or air to Germany or Norway.

Thousands and thousands of Syrians have left their nation because the begin of the civil conflict in 2011 to succeed in Europe, and Germany particularly.