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Italian Police Arrest Mafia Suspects


Italian police have arrested dozens of alleged mobsters during raids in Sicily.

Police carried out arrest warrants Tuesday on suspects accused of extortion, drug trafficking and other crimes.

One of the men targeted in Tuesday's operation is Enzo Santapaola, the son of an infamous top mob figure, Benedetto Santapaola.

Italian police have been cracking down on the Mafia in Sicily.

In an operation conducted last month, authorities arrested Salvatore Lo Piccolo, known as the "boss of bosses" and several of his close associates.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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