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Cover blown Two bailed after massive €13.7m heroin and cocaine delivery intercepted in Bristol, UK

Border Force officers allowed the boxes to be delivered to an address in the Filton area of Bristol, where officers moved in to arrest the recipients.

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Drugs seized in Bristol

Drugs seized in Bristol

Drugs seized in Bristol

Two men have been released on bail after a massive £12 million (€13.7 million) cocaine and heroin seizure in the UK. 

The Hungarian nationals, aged 31 and 32, were arrested in Bristol after taking delivery of 15 boxes into which 250kg of cocaine and 50kg of heroin had been loaded.

The drugs had been intercepted on February 3 by Border Force officers stationed at the Channel Tunnel terminal at Coquelles, France.

However, they allowed the boxes to be delivered to an address in the Filton area of Bristol, where officers moved in to arrest the recipients.

The men were questioned by National Crime Agency (NCA) officers and released on bail.

NCA Branch Commander Martin Grace, said: “The size of this haul indicates the involvement of significant organised criminals, who would have made millions by getting these drugs successfully to the UK market.

“Heroin and cocaine fuel violence and exploitation throughout the UK. The NCA works tirelessly with partners including Border Force to disrupt the class A drugs trade and identify those behind it.

“Our investigation continues.”

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