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Two arrested after huge amount of cocaine seized in Dublin

Crime DeskBy Sunday World
The huge quantity of seized drugs
The huge quantity of seized drugs

Six kilograms of cocaine were seized by gardai across three different areas of Dublin last night.

After a number of vehicles were intercepted in the Blanchardstown area shortly after 9pm last night, four kilos of cocaine were seized by gardai.

This seizure led to the arrests of two men, a 36-year-old and a 34-year-old.

Follow-up searches in the Cabra and Clondalkin area led to the seizure of another two kilos of cocaine.

The estimated street value of the seized drugs is €420,000.

Both men are currently detained at Blanchardstown garda station under the provisions of Section 2, Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.