Italian prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 40 suspected Calabrian mafia members over the slaying of six Italian men in Germany two weeks ago, ANSA news agency reported Thursday.
Among the targets of the arrest warrants were two brothers of two of the victims of the killings in the western German industrial city of Duisburg on August 14.
Italian authorities believe the murders were linked to a feud between rival clans within the notoriously violent Calabrian 'Ndrangheta.
The boss of one clan was among those sought Thursday morning by police as they served the warrants issued by the Calabrian prosecutor's office.
The 'Ndrangheta is based around the village of San Luca near Calabria.
Last Mod: 30 Ağustos 2007, 15:35