By Ali Balli
Security forces held 12 undocumented migrants during a police raid in southwestern Aegean province of Mugla on Saturday, according to a police source.
The Afghan migrants, including
Police also arrested four others, including two foreigners, for being allegedly involved in organizing the illegal trip.
In recent years, hundreds of thousands of people have made the short but perilous journey across the Aegean to reach northern and western Europe.
Hundreds of people have died at sea as a number of boats carrying refugees sank. The Turkish Coast Guard has rescued thousands.