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45kgs of hard drugs found on Faroe ferry as two foreign nationals detained

Icelandic customs officers seized 45kgs of cocaine and amphetamine, attempted to be smuggled through Seyðisfjörður Port in a passenger car last week.

That is according to Kringvarp Føroya.

The car had come off Faroese ferry Norröna, traveling from Hirtshals, Denmark, through Tórshavn, the capital city of the Faroe Islands.

The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of a detector dog. Police in Iceland have detained two foreign nationals for two weeks in connection with the seizure of the drugs. It is the biggest drugs haul in Iceland in a decade.

The car is currently being dismantled for further investigation.

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