Human smuggling from South Asia to Europe

Migrants from India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan paid human smugglers between $2,888 and $5,776 (2,000 and 4,000 Euros) to be smuggled into Germany, Austria or Switzerland.

The route that migrants follow in order to enter Europe begins in Serbia and crosses over Hungary, according to police reports.

Source: AFP, “Austria uncovers new human trafficking ring,” Times Live, August 31, 2011.