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Members of migrant smuggling ring face Thessaloniki prosecutor

Five suspected members of a ring smuggling undocumented immigrants to other European Union countries from Greece in a specially-converted tourist bus faced a prosecutor in Thessaloniki on Tuesday along with 23 alleged associates.

Four of the suspects – aged 28, 44, 49 and 58 – are Greeks while the fifth is reportedly a 51-year-old foreign national, though no details were available about his ethnic origin.