Coast guard officers in the northwestern Greek port of Igoumenitsa on Tuesday found and confiscated 15.6 kilogram of heroin from a camper van that was headed to Italy.

During a routine check on the travel vehicle, drug squad and coast guard officers found several packages of heroin stashed in the doors, while a drug detection dog sniffed out an additional six packages of the narcotic in a hidden compartment beneath the refrigerator.

The 66-year-old Turkish driver of the vehicle and his 20-year-old Bosnian companion have been arrested and are being questioned.

The camper van is said to have been rented in Athens and was heading for the Italian port of Ancona.