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Australian police find $50m worth of drugs in 3,200 terracotta pots

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Drug haul seized in AustraliaMore than 300kg of meth and 252kg of heroin worth $50m have been seized by Australian police in Sydney. The haul worth $50m was hidden in 3,200 terracotta pots at Sydney’s Port Botany.

“We’re talking about a significant quantity of two separate types of substances which generally have different source countries,” Deputy Commissioner Andrew Colvin told reporters.

The haul coming from Thailand was found following a tip-off from US authorities. Police have arrested those involved in the illicit drug import but the investiagtion is ongoing and further arrests are possible.

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