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Police clamp down on drunk driving, speeding in Paphos

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A total of 220 drivers were booked in a coordinated operation by Paphos police over the last three days.

According to the police spokesperson, Michalis Nikolaou, three drivers were found driving under the influence of drugs, 36 drivers were fined for driving under the influence of alcohol, and 100 for exceeding speed limits. The remainder were fined for various other traffic offenses.

The operation for the prevention of traffic violations covered Paphos city as well as the surrounding countryside and villages.

Nikolaou said that the coordinated operations will be ongoing at a later stage.

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