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Spain arrests 89 suspected people-smugglers

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By Euronews  with AP
Spain arrests 89 suspected people-smugglers

<p>Some 89 Chinese and Pakistani nationals have been arrested as part of a Spanish operation to break up a human trafficking ring. </p> <p>Those detained are alleged to have been members of a group seeking to smuggle Chinese citizens into the US, Canada, the UK and Ireland. Spain is believed to have been used as a transit country.</p> <p>An investigation was opened after an increasing numbers of Asians were taken into custody in Spanish airports. Most were found to be in possession of forged or stolen identity documents.</p>