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Record haul of more than 1 ton of heroin seized in Greece

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Record haul of more than 1 ton of heroin seized in Greece

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In the largest haul of its kind in Greece, more than a ton of heroin has been seized in a joint operation with US Drug Enforcement authorities.

At least 11 people have been arrested.

Much of the heroin was believed to have been concealed in plastic parcels of marble dust stocked at a warehouse at Koropi near Athens, allegedly destined for distribution to the Greek and European markets.