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Posted: June 17, 2014 at 3:08 a.m.

Police, gunmen clash in Albania drug raid TIRANA, Albania -- Hundreds of Albanian police, backed by armored vehicles, stormed a lawless southern village Monday after suspected marijuana growers purportedly fired rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and machine guns at officers during a drug raid.

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