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Suspected migrant smugglers caught after chase in Alexandroupoli

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Police in northeastern Greece have arrested two men on suspicion of trafficking migrants.

The suspects, one Greek and one Pakistani, were arrested following a chase on the outskirts of Alexandroupoli, officers said on Monday.

The men were carrying 12 Pakistani migrants in a van, according to the police. The driver crashed into a traffic light after trying to evade a patrol car. One of the migrants suffered minor injuries.