Cannabis shootout in Crete

A 24-year-old man was being treated for a gunshot injury to the thigh sustained during an exchange of fire with police during a raid on a cannabis plantation on the outskirts of Rethymno, Crete, Friday.

The 24-year-old Albanian was working in a field containing 600 cannabis plants with another man when police raided the premises, where they also found another 317 bushes in a drying shed.

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