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32 arrested in Bosnia for drug trafficking

At least 32 people were arrested for drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms and explosives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a media report said.

world Updated: Jul 02, 2010 07:57 IST

At least 32 people were arrested for drug trafficking and illegal possession of firearms and explosives in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a media report said.

Around 400 police officers were deployed in the operation in 40 separate places. The objective of the raid - code named "Prud" - was to disrupt the street sales and distribution of illegal drugs, Xinhua reported citing Bosnian news agency Srna.

"We discovered and confiscated more than two kg of marijuana, two illegal plantations of Indian hemp, many digital scales for weighing narcotics, shot gun ammunition, and other firearms, hand grenades, and 15,500 KM (7,000 euros) that came from the sale of drugs," Mirna Soja, spokesperson for the ministry of internal affairs, was quoted as saying.