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Image copyright AFP Image caption The haul included 153,000 packs of cigarettes An illegal cigarette factory has been uncovered in Spain where six foreign workers were found gasping for air before being rescued, authorities said. Twelve British nationals suspected of running the factory were arrested.The bunker under horse stables in the southern province of Malaga…

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The haul included 153,000 packs of cigarettes

An illegal cigarette factory has been uncovered in Spain where six foreign workers were found gasping for air before being rescued, authorities said. Twelve British nationals suspected of running the factory were arrested.The bunker under horse stables in the southern province of Malaga could produce up to 3,500 counterfeit cigarettes an hour.It is the first underground counterfeit cigarette factory found in the EU, Europol and Spanish police said.Six Ukrainian and Lithuanian workers were found struggling to breathe due to a generator designed to pump air into the bun
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