Cigarettes and tobacco have been seized in Co Antrim

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Cigarettes and tobacco have been seized in Ballymena and Ballymoney by HM Revenue and Customs officials investigating fraud.

Two people were also arrested in connection with the discovery of 12,000 suspected illicit cigarettes, along with three kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, at a private and commercial premises.

In a separate operation, HMRC officers seized 60,000 suspected illicit cigarettes and a vehicle in the Claudy area of Co Londonderry.