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Italian Police Launch Anti-Mafia Crackdown

June 15, 1989|From Reuters

LECCE, Italy — Police Wednesday made about 60 arrests and detained around 100 more suspects in a crackdown on Mafia crime in the Apulia region of southern Italy.

A spokesman said more than 500 police took part in the operation, which Italian television described as the biggest ever mounted against organized crime in the region.

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