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Drug bust at Drama rave

Over a two-day drug-busting operation carried out at Kokkinogia Lake in Drama in northern Greece, police made 19 arrests and confiscated large quantities of cannabis, the amphetamine ecstasy (or MDMA) and the psychedelic drug LSD, it was reported on Tuesday.

The operation was carried out on Friday and Saturday at a large open party that is held every year at the lake, which is located in the northwestern part of the Region of Drama. Police units from around the region participated in the operation, in which 380 people were searched.

Of the 19 people arrested, 15 are Greek and the other four are, respectively, from Portugal, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Cyprus.

They will be facing charges over the illegal distribution and use of narcotics.