Police have raided addresses in and around London and arrested 22 people in an operation aimed at "dismantling" a £100m drug trafficking operation.
About 500 police officers were involved in raids on 30 homes and business premises and an estimated 100 kilograms of cocaine, worth £5m, was seized.
At one fortified house a digger was used to smash through a perimeter wall.
Detective Superintendent Steve Richardson said the raids had struck a "huge blow" to the drugs industry.
Police also seized large quantities of cash and a number of guns during raids at addresses across London, Surrey and Essex.
At a house in Hillingdon, west London, a police driver used a digger to break through the brick and steel perimeter wall shortly after 0500 GMT as a police helicopter hovered overhead.
Dozens of officers using sledgehammers and angle grinders burst into the
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