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Moscow Cops Bust Drug Lab After Neighbors Complain of Smell

Moscow law enforcement officers with the anti-narcotics agency raided an amphetamine lab in an apartment after neighbors complained of a pungent smell, city-connected news agency M24 reported Wednesday.

Five people were found taking the drug intravenously in the apartment, and one man who was subsequently detained said he had found the recipe to make the drug on the Internet, the news agency reported, citing a police spokesperson.

Toxic, foul-smelling gases can be released during the preparation of amphetamines, which apparently alerted the neighbors, who reportedly also complained about strange guests going to the apartment.

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