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Dozens arrested in massive operation to dismantle drugs ring

Sweep in Lombardy, La Spezia and Reggio Calabria

27 November, 13:20
Dozens arrested in massive operation to dismantle drugs ring (ANSA) - Milan, November 27 - Police arrested dozens in a large operation to dismantle a drug-trafficking ring in northern and southern Italy on Tuesday.

Carabinieri police were rounding up 53 suspects early on Tuesday in Milan and the nearby provinces of Monza and Brianza, Brescia, Bergamo, Varese, Cremona, as well as in the areas of the port city La Spezia and southern city Reggio Calabria. Those arrested face charges of criminal association, international drug trafficking, illegal arms possession, money-laundering and receiving stolen goods.

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