Naples mafia arms cache uncovered in Germany

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24 June 2005, HAGEN - Authorities in Germany on Thursday uncovered a huge cache of arms apparently destined for mafia mobsters in Naples that includes about 1,000 firearms and more than 650 kilos of ammunition.

24 June 2005

HAGEN - Authorities in Germany on Thursday uncovered a huge cache of arms apparently destined for mafia mobsters in Naples that includes about 1,000 firearms and more than 650 kilos of ammunition.

In addition, raids on homes and offices in five towns in the Hagen region of central Germany netted 18 kilos of explosives, police said.

A 57-year-old suspect was detained in Hamm. Police said he had just returned from Italy, where he had been detained in Naples on suspicion of links to the Camorra.

DPA

Subject: German news

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