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Two Pakistanis held in Italy


Rome, March 17 (IANS/AKI) Police said they had arrested two suspected Pakistani people smugglers in the northwest Italian port city of Genoa who were driving two cars with 13 migrants hidden inside.

Interviewed by police, the migrants told police they wanted to reach northern Europe and had arrived in Sicily two weeks ago aboard a boat from Libya.

The two Pakistanis face charges of abetting illegal immigration.



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First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 13:06 IST