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Heroin Worth £40million Found In Felixstowe Shipping Container, Hidden Under Bath Towels

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A stash of hundreds of kilos of heroin, with a street value of £40 million, has been found hidden under towels and bathrobes in a shipping container.

The haul was found in a container on a ship docked Felixstowe, Suffolk and is one of the largest drugs seizures in the UK, police said. Several suspects have been arrested.

The container is believed to have begun its sea voyage in Oman, stopping in various locations before the ship docked in the UK on August 1, a National Crime Agency (NCA) spokesman said.

The next day officers from Border Force and the NCA removed the........

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