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Italy police seize 2.3 tonnes of marijuana smuggled from Albania

Italy police seize 2.3 tonnes of marijuana smuggled from Albania

Tirana, 3 September 2017 (MIA) - Italian police have seized a record-breaking amount of marijuana, 2.3 tonnes, smuggled from Albania.

The operation was conducted in the Italian city of San Benedetto del Tronto. A 63-year old man from Italy and a 24-year old man of Albanian nationality were arrested.

It is the largest amount of drugs that has been seized in the region, according to police.

Also, Albanian police in the past couple of days have seized over 1.6 tonnes of marijuana during several separate operations. ba/11:31

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