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Serbia arrests two people over dead migrants found in Paraguay shipping container

Two suspected people smugglers were arrested in Serbia after authorities in Paraguay discovered the bodies of seven men in a shipping container. Serbian officials believe the suspects tried to get the men into the EU.

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