Two migrant traffickers and 23 illegal migrants were arrested by police in Rodopi and Evros, according to a police report on Saturday. The first trafficker, a 22-year-old Syrian man, was arrested transporting nine illegal immigrants in a car at the Iasmos junction on the Egnatia highway.
The second suspect arrested, a 20-year-old Afghan national, was found by Frontex forces in an abandoned warehouse in Gemisti, Evros with 14 illegal migrants.
The car driven by the Syrian had been reported stolen at the Aliveri police station in Evia.
The suspects will all be led before a public prosecutor.