ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested 40 people involved in human smuggling in a nationwide operation.

According to FIA report issued today, the human traffickers were arrested from Islamabad, Lahore, Gujranwala and several other cities. Passports and fake travel documents were also recovered from their custody.

The anti-human smuggling operation was started on special instructions of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Khan.