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'Ingenious' hiding place for drugs on yacht

After a painstaking, six-day search of a million-dollar luxury yacht, the United Kingdom border agency has seized its largest ever haul of cocaine — enough to satisfy around a third of Britain's annual demand for the drug.

The cocaine, weighing 1.2 tons and with a street value of up to $492 million, was found hidden beneath the deck of the yacht Louise, the border agency said.

Officials said it is the largest-ever haul of Class A drugs ever found in the U.K. The boat was traveling to the Netherlands via Southampton, in southern England.

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