Hundreds of police officers were dispatched to the Mohawk community of Kanesatake, Quebec in a drug trafficking and organized crime raid on Tuesday morning, the CBC reports. About 500 police officers from the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec are taking part in the operation. Raids are also being carried out in First Nations communities in neighbouring Akwesasne and Oka, though the number of people who have been arrested so far is not clear. Police are expected to release more details soon at a news conference in Oka.
Hundreds of police raid Mohawk community
Officers targeting organized crime and drug trafficking
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