Heroin plan sunk

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

NAVY of­fi­cers aboard an Aus­tralian war­ship have seized more than $88 mil­lion worth of heroin while on pa­trol in the Mid­dle East.

Crew from the HMAS War­ra­munga made the 295kg dis­cov­ery af­ter one of its Sea­hawk he­li­copters spot­ted a sus­pect boat.

It’s the 11th seizure in the seven months since the War­ra­munga was de­ployed. Al­most 20 tonnes of hashish and nearly two tonnes of heroin, val­ued at about $1.56 bil­lion, have been in­ter­cepted so far.

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