Channel crossings: Suspected people-smuggling gang arrested in raids


A suspected people-smuggling gang accused of bringing hundreds of people to the UK in small boats has been broken up, the Home Office says.

A 36-year-old British Syrian man was detained at his flat in north-west London on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of arrests to 14.

The group is alleged to have helped more than 600 people cross the Channel in May alone.

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Source: BBC News