Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 26 November 2014

2m cigarettes seized at Rosslare

Two million cigarettes have been seized at Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford
Two million cigarettes have been seized at Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford

More than two million cigarettes have been seized at Rosslare Harbour in Co Wexford.

Customs officers intercepted a 40ft container which had arrived from Cherbourg in northern France.

The tobacco has an estimated street value of one million euro, officials said, and had been concealed in a shipment described as 'stone'.

One man in his 40s was detained and is being questioned.

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