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Drug war link to bomb blast

TWO MEN in their early twenties died yesterday after a house was petrol-bombed in what police believe was a drug-related attack. The house in Richmond Street, Plaistow, east London, was attacked just after 2am. Ten people were believed to have been inside. Five men threw a petrol bomb before fleeing in two cars.