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Man arrested entering Greece with guns and drugs

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A 23-year-old man from Syria was arrested by Greek border police for entering illegally into the country carrying eight guns and one kilo of crystal methamphetamine.

The suspect was arrested during a police operation in the area around the settlement of Gemisti, near the Evros River at the Greek-Turkish border. The weapons and drugs were found in the man’s backpack, police said.

He later appeared before a prosecutor. Authorities are also looking for an accomplice.