Two attempts to smuggle drugs, including nearly 36kg of heroin, into the UK have been foiled by Border Force officials.
A Czech-registered lorry intercepted by officers in Dover, Kent, last Thursday was found to contain heroin, amphetamine and cannabis, with a total estimated street value of £2 million, in the spare wheel, according to the UK Borders Agency.
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