A home-made cannon, a machine gun and drugs worth $260,000 have been seized during police raids in southern Queensland.

Officers targeted 16 properties in the Tara and Millmerran areas over the past three days.

Queensland police unearthed firearms and discovered a cannabis plantation.
Queensland police unearthed firearms and discovered a cannabis plantation.CREDIT:QUEENSLAND POLICE SERVICE

They found methylamphetamine worth more than $260,000, a cannabis plantation and 12 illegal weapons, including some which had been buried.

Police have charged 17 people with 56 drug and weapon offences.

Source:https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/queensland/home-made-cannon-and-cannabis-seized-in-queensland-raid-20190208-p50wk5.html