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Underground drug gang caught

A drug dealing gang managed to hide their cannabis and cash from cops by storing it in a secret den inside an underground train tunnel at Innsbruck in western Austria.

But the gang were caught when a police sniffer dog followed the trail from the flat of one of the suspects from Africa near the entrance to the tunnel.

Once policed realised that they needed to go into the tunnel they arranged for trains to be stopped and the dog then located the hall of thousands of euros  worth of cannabis and cash.

Police spokesman chief inspector Georg Happ said that since the haul they had noticed a substantial decline in the amount of drugs on the street in the region.

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