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Australia seizes drugs worth $500m from Hong Kong ring

31 July 2012 Last updated at 15:36 BST

Australian police have seized drugs worth over half a billion dollars and broken up a Hong Kong-based drugs ring.

Four Hong Kong nationals and three Australian residents were also arrested in raids in Sydney on Monday.

Over half a tonne of drugs, including 306kg (674.61lb) of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ''ice'', and 252kg of heroin, were seized.

Duncan Kennedy reports.