Police storm Lazarat, ending years of lawlessness

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times June 20, 2014 09:00

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  • Eight hundred police officers enter cannabis cultivation stronghold in southern Albania, destroying several tons of marijuana, arresting tens of people. Police come under heavy fire from gangs inside the village, several people wounded.

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