Three held after €3m cocaine seizure in Dublin

Gardaí in Dublin have arrested three men in their 30s following a major cocaine seizure on the city's northside last night.

The two Irishmen and a Nigerian were detained after 25 kilos of the drug were found during a search of a van in the North Strand area just after 7pm.

Gardaí say the drugs would have had a potential street value of around €2.5m to €3m.

The cocaine is believed to have been smuggled from Nigeria to Ireland via Dublin Airport in recent days.


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