Huge quantities of cocaine, heroin and cigarettes have been seized from here. Dublin Port Because it was being smuggled into the republic.
Drugs and cigarettes, which were part of the same load, were being investigated till late Wednesday. However, the parts of the load that had already been analyzed were valued at approximately €10 million.
Informed sources said this figure is expected to rise, although the overall valuation will be affected by the breakdown of cocaine and heroin.
The drugs and cigarettes are understood to have arrived at the port in recent days as customs officials from Revenue left on Wednesday and confiscated them. A spokesman for Revenue confirmed that operations were on at the port late Wednesday.