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Customs find heroin stash in banana cargo

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Customs officials foiled an attempt to smuggle 35 kilograms of heroin hidden in a shipment of bananas into the country, the Independent Public Revenue Authority announced on Friday.

The drugs, contained in 30 packages, were detected using an x-ray machine.

The banana cargo originated in Equador and was destined for Thessaloniki.

A prosecutor has taken over the case. [AMNA]