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Italian Mafia Boss Morabito Flees Uruguayan Prison: Officials

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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:11 GMT

Italian mafia boss Rocco Morabito has fled prison in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the interior ministry announced Monday June 24st, according to Reuters.

The statement said Morabito - a top 'Ndrangheta figure arrested in Uruguay in 2017 after decades on the run - was awaiting extradition for "international drug trafficking".

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