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August 01, 2008
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Spanish police seize $84 million in heroin

The Associated Press

MADRID, Spain — Spanish police say they have seized 700 pounds (315 kilograms) of heroin and arrested five people.

A police statement Friday said four Turks and one Romanian were arrested in an operation at a sports marina in the northeastern port of Sitges, close to Barcelona.

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Police say the drugs seized Thursday had an estimated street value of euro54 million ($84 million). Police say it is the biggest heroin haul in Spain and one of the biggest in Europe.

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