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Police seize firearms and drugs, arrest two suspects

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Police arrested two men and seized firearms, drugs, and cash during an early Saturday raid at a house in Nicosia.

Police said they have detained two suspects, aged 42 and 43, in connection with possession of two pistols, quantities of cocaine and cannabis, and over €45,000 in cash.

It followed a raid at a home belonging to the 42-year-old suspect who had been placed under surveillance earlier.

At around midnight Friday, officers searched the address and found two pistols along with some ammunition, three grammes of cocaine, 60 grammes of cannabis, and €45,808 in cash.

Police arrested the two men who were in the house at the time.

The raid was carried out by drug squad and CID officers, along with members of the counter terrorism unit.

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