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Over 270 Million Euro Of Drugs Seized By Australian Warship


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An Australian warship operating in the Middle East has seized drugs believed to be worth more than 270 million euro.

It's after the vessel intercepted and boarded three ships in the Arabian sea.

8 tonnes of hash and 69 kilos of heroin were seized in the operation which took place over 3 days.<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/POTD?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#POTD</a> by Leading Seaman Imagery Specialist Tom Gibson<br><br>Sailors of HMAS Warramunga prepare to disembark seized narcotics from their sea boat during the ship’s deployment to the Middle East <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/AusNavy?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#AusNavy</a> <a href="https://t.co/rYDHO3BOS3">pic.twitter.com/rYDHO3BOS3</a></p>&mdash; RoyalAustralianNavy (@Australian_Navy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Australian_Navy/status/947013644633571328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 30, 2017</a></blockquote>
<script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>The Royal Australian Navy said it was the largest quantity of hashish seized by an Australian ship on Middle East maritime security operations.<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">RECORD BUST: - HMAS Warramunga Ship&#39;s Company seizes almost eight tonnes of hashish and 69 kilograms of heroin in three day operation on Arabian Sea. <a href="https://t.co/xSazB7AIO2">pic.twitter.com/xSazB7AIO2</a></p>&mdash; RoyalAustralianNavy (@Australian_Navy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Australian_Navy/status/947022072227577856?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">December 30, 2017</a></blockquote>
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