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Arrests as horses are sold for meat

MADRID:

Police have arrested five people for allegedly selling horses that were not supposed to be used for food to slaughterhouses after falsifying their public health documents, Spain's interior ministry said yesterday. The arrests came after police inspected 17 ranches, veterinary clinics and slaughterhouses in nine different provinces.

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