POLICE carried out a military-style operation to transport and incinerate drugs worth £1billion.
Armed vehicles, drones, a spotter plane and two helicopters were used to guard trucks carrying 17 tons of hashish and 80 million amphetamines.
The pills, made in Syria to finance IS, were to be sold by the Mafia[/caption]
Around 80 million amphetamines were transported and destroyed[/caption]
Helicopters were used to guard the trucks[/caption]
Night vision cameras were used to keep track of the vehicles[/caption]
The world record haul was seized by Italian cops at the port of Salerno, near Naples.
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The pills, made in Syria to finance IS, were to be sold by the Mafia.
A source said: “Criminals were very upset so we couldn’t take any chances moving this amount of drugs.”
Cops took no chances and made sure the drugs were safely transported and destroyed[/caption]
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