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11 tonnes of hashish were seized in five days.
11 tonnes of hashish were seized in five days. / EFE

Record amount of hashish is seized in 5-day operation along the Costa del Sol

  • Four high-speed boats were seized in the Malaga province

Police have given details of several operations that saw a record 11 tonnes of hashish seized in five days.

The clampdown on the smuggling across the Strait of Gibraltar saw eight arrests and four high-speed boats seized in Malaga province.

There were also arrests and seizures of boats and cars in Huelva and Cadiz provinces.

In one of the operations in a Casares property, 27 bales of hashish were found weighing 850 kilos while in another a boat was seized in Rincón de la Victoria.