By Umit Kahriman
OSMANIYE, Turkey (AA) - A suspect is wanted by authorities for migrant smuggling was arrested in southern Turkey, security sources said Tuesday.
The provincial security directorate in Osmaniye said in a statement that security forces stopped a suspicious truck on the Tarsus-Adana-Gaziantep highway.
During a check, it was determined that the 38-year-old driver, identified by the initials Y.B., was sought for migrant smuggling.
Turkey has been a key transit point for asylum seekers aiming to cross into Europe to start new lives, especially those fleeing war and persecution.