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14th drunk-driving cop crashes

Another intoxicated police officer – this time a border and aliens police division member on sick leave – has crashed. The young man, whose name has not been released by the Interior Ministry, had 2.36 parts per thousand alcohol in his blood. It is the 14th accident this year involving drunk-driving police, in which six people have died and four been injured, apart from damages suffered by the police themselves

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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