Spain makes largest cocaine bust in 18 years

Updated:1 year, 2 months ago IST

Algeciras (Spain), Dec 05 (ANI): Spain has made its largest cocaine bust in 18 years after over 5,800 kgs of the drug were discovered in a container ship travelling from Medellin in Colombia. The ship stopped in the southern port of Algeciras. It was carrying bananas from Colombia to El Prat de Llobregat. Three people have been arrested in relation to the haul and more arrests are expected. At least two people are under investigation. The cocaine was discovered on November 28 and had a street value of some 210 million euros ($250 million).

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