- The German police Wednesday conducted a major campaign against human traffickers. Hundreds of police officers raided 24 locations in three states. Nothing is known about arrests.
The action was aimed at an international smuggling organization, German media said Wednesday. The smugglers would have brought many displaced to Germany. The German secret service has previously warned criminals that bring Afghans a lot of money to Germany.
The raids were mainly addresses in the state of North Rhine- Westphalia as well as in Lower Saxony and Baden-Württemberg. In total, five hundred police officers were involved in the actions.