File - Bags containing cocaine. REUTERS/Enrique Castro-Mendivi
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Italian police arrested nine people and seized 130 kilos (287 pounds) of cocaine, smashing a major smuggling ring run by the Calabrian mafia that had monopolized sales of the drug in Venice, finance police said on Friday.Starting with the small-time dealers, police tracked down the suppliers, and found that 290 kilos of cocaine had been brought into Italy through the port of Livorno in two shipments in July and November, Sibilia said.Not all the cocaine smuggled was earmarked for Venice. Police also seized 32 kilos smuggled by the group in Milan, police said.
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