National anti-drug programme - Several anti-drug operations have been carried out by the police in Marseille since Wednesday with 2 million euros worth of cannabis, cocaine and MDMA being seized. In addition, the police discovered 10 grenades, three assault rifles, two shotguns and ammunition. Six arrests were made in connection with the investigation which had been launched in September in the presence of French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet accompanied by French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, as part of the new national anti-drug plan.
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