Arrests as 50kg of heroin seized

Raids on 30 locations in The Hague and in several places in Germany resulted in 22 arrests and the seizure of over 50kg of heroin, news agency ANP reports on Tuesday.

In total, more than 300 police officers in Germany and the Netherlands were involved in the action. Eight of those arrested were picked up in the Netherlands.
ANP said police had been investigating a smuggling route between The Hague and Germany for a year after a tip-off.

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