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Italian police on Wednesday  in Rome, Ostia and Barcelona  conducted a crime- busting blitz  against 21 suspected members and associates  of the  Ostia  mafia  for  international drug trafficking

The police have also seized assets, movable and immovable, worth a total of about one million euro.

During the investigation, police seized a total of 700 kilos of drugs (including hashish, marijuana and cocaine), tied to  clan Spada of the  Ostia  mafia.

According to investigators,  the Spada clan was also planning  a deadly ambush of another  organized crime group  to seize  total control over the drug rackets in the region, but the plot was foiled by police