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Huge heroin haul found in Sydney

Australian police have intercepted one of the country's largest shipments of heroin, with a street value of more than A$400m ($400m; £250m)

The drugs were found hidden in a consignment of doors sent from Malaysia bound for Sydney.

An Australian woman, her son and a man from Hong Kong have been arrested in Sydney.

Commander David Stewart, of the Australian Federal Police, said the seizure showed a change in tactics.

  • 01 Nov 2010
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