19th June 06:54 PM
Australian authorities seize nation's largest-ever haul of methamphetamine
By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 08/06/2019
Methamphetamine, or ice, is the most common illicit drug in Australia [Photo:BBC]

Australian authorities say they have seized the nation's largest‑ever haul of methamphetamine, an illicit drug known locally as ice.

The drugs, with an estimated street value of A$1.2bn were found hidden inside stereo speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port.


The 1.6 tonne stash was found hidden inside speakers[Photo:BBC]

Police says the consignment had come from Thailand. No arrests have been made.

Ice has been described as the most common and damaging illegal drug in Australia.

[Source:BBC]

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