Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Tenderness of the 'Ndrangheta

...with only room for 500 drums [of toxic waste] on a ship waiting at the northern port of Livorno, 100 drums were secretly buried somewhere in the southern Italian region of Basilicata. Clan members avoided burying the waste in neighbouring Calabria, said the turncoat, because of their "love for their home region", and because they already had too many kidnap victims hidden in grottoes there.
--From cocaine to plutonium: mafia clan accused of trafficking nuclear waste

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