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Swedish police make record narcotics seizure at Öresund Bridge

File photo: Johan Nilsson/TT

Published: 12.Aug.2017 14:31 hrs

Malmö’s customs office is investigating its hitherto-largest narcotics seizure, after almost one tonne of cannabis and amphetamines were found in a truck that entered the country via the Öresund Bridge.

“An incredible amount of narcotics was on its way into the country,” a Swedish Customs Office (Tullverket) source told the Aftonbladet daily.

The seizure was made in the Lernacken area at the Öresund Bridge crossing with Denmark in March, after the truck was selected for a spot check by customs personnel.

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