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Drugs worth £2m seized on M1 in Bedfordshire

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Image caption Police stopped the van near J9 of the M1

Drugs with an estimated street value of £2m were recovered from a van on the M1 in Bedfordshire, police said.

About 40kg (88lbs) of what is believed to be class A drugs were found in the Ford Connect van stopped by police near junction nine at 12:15 GMT on Tuesday.

Officers also searched an address in Borehamwood in Hertfordshire and seized three firearms and a "substantial" amount of cash.

A man has been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to supply.

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