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Sunday 21 January 2018

Irishman in cocaine bust

AN Irishman is among four people arrested in Lebanon in a major drugs bust after a car chase led to the seizure of more than €5.6m of cocaine.

The 33-year-old was arrested along with a Dutch man said to be a notorious drugs trafficker. A Palestinian father and son were also arrested.

Police officers chased a Range Rover and a Mercedes-Benz on Sunday, north of Beirut, after they were alerted by other units that the massive haul of cocaine was hidden in the vehicles. The suspects were taken to a police station in Beirut for questioning.

Irish Independent

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