Huge haul of heroin

France has made its second biggest heroin bust, seizing 356kg of the narcotic in a truck headed to Britain via the Channel ferry port of Dunkirk, officials said yesterday.

France has made its second biggest heroin bust, seizing 356kg of the narcotic in a truck headed to Britain via the Channel ferry port of Dunkirk, officials said yesterday.

The haul of the brown heroin was made overnight on Tuesday in a Turkish-registered truck. The 54-year-old Turkish driver is in custody.

Police said the heroin seized in Dunkirk was packed into sports bags in tape-bound plastic bags. - Sapa-AFP

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