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Three Irish held in Ibiza drugs raids

TWO Irish women are among a group of 25 people arrested in Ibiza in a massive Spanish police operation targeting drug traffickers.

The arrests came after a huge haul of cocaine, ecstasy and other drugs was seized at properties in the resort of San Antonio and two other locations.

The two women and one man from Ireland were lifted after a police raid at an apartment in Cala de Bou, near San Antonio, and at a flat in the West End, the resort's main bar strip.

Helicopter

A total of four kilos of cocaine and 38,000 ecstasy tablets were uncovered in the raid along with cocaine, ketamine, liquid ecstasy and €56,000 in cash.

Police said that the women, referred to as TM and LB, are aged 19 and 26 and are both from Antrim. Another male, TG, aged 27, from Belfast had British documents.

Police footage of Operation Arrow showed a helicopter hovering as investigators counted stacks of euro notes and uncovered a haul of light blue and pink pills.

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