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Old 12-08-2011   #1
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Default Italy: Camorra boss captured in bunker

Italians hail capture of notorious mafia boss as 'the end of an epoch', by Michael Day. The Independent, 8 December 2011.
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Michele Zagaria, head of the Camorra's brutal Casalesi clan, was hiding in an underground bunker beneath his home north of Naples. As authorities dug him out, officers completely surrounded the small town of Casapesenna to prevent his escape.

"The state has won," the 53 year-old Zagaria was said to have told police sarcastically as they handcuffed him. He had been on the run since 1995 and was sentenced in absentia to life for murder and other mafia crimes in 2008.
Part of a larger operation against the Casalesi clan this week that nabbed 50+.
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