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Knife, drugs found in prison cell raid

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An improvised knife, drugs in powder form weighing 14.9 grams, a mobile phone and two pairs of headphones were found in a search carried out on Wednesday afternoon by prison officials in two cells of the Nigrita detention center in Serres, northern Greece.

It was not clear what prompted the raid.

A prosecutor and the local police authority were informed about the findings.

The police is conducting a preliminary investigation, while the prison's disciplinary procedure is also in progress.