Drugs worth €7m found in Co Kildare

Drugs worth up to almost €7m have been seized in the Republic of Ireland.

Published 17/01/2013 12:00

The Garda National Drugs Unit carried out a major operation in Naas, Co Kildare, on Thursday.

Two vehicles were searched and found to contain heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value of between €3.5m and €5.5m.

Two men in their 30s were arrested.

Follow up searches were then carried out in Palmerstown and Celbridge, where upwards of €1.25m worth of cocaine, cannabis herb and heroin was discovered.

Gardai said the raids were part of an ongoing investigation.

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