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Gardai seize huge haul of cocaine in Dublin


One man has been arrested after gardai seized a huge quantity of cocaine in Dublin yesterday.

Gardaí from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau assisted by the Garda Emergency Response Unit and supported by local Gardaí searched a premises in Artane.

During the course of the operation Gardaí discovered 20kgs of cocaine (street value subject to analysis 1.4 million Euro) and 4kgs of cannabis resin (street value €100,000).

Also found were component parts of firearms and a quantity ammunition. 

One man, in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and he is detained at Coolock Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.