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Bolivia seizes 540 kilograms of cocaine during two operations

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 1, 2019
The Special Force to Combat Drug Trafficking (Felcn) in Bolivia has seized 540 kilograms of cocaine base paste and hydrochloride from a truck and minibus arriving in Cochabamba to travel to Brazil.
Bolivia seizes 540 kilograms of cocaine
LatAm   Both events were registered this weekend, the newspaper Cambio reported
Both events were registered this weekend, the newspaper Cambio reported.

The truck was blocked after a follow-up from the borders with Peru, arriving at a house located on El Morro road, on the edge of the Huayculi River, belonging to Quillacollo municipality.

The troops found drug packages hidden under a load of bricks, and five Bolivians were arrested.

For its part, in the minibus operation, a 29-year-old man was arrested in Chiñata, municipality of Sacaba.

The cargo was in a compartment under the floor of the car's platform, under the seats and carpets.

The National Director of the Anti-Drug Force, Maximiliano Davila, explained to the press that the economic damage to drug trafficking in the first case was 963,290 dollars and in the second 538,800 dollars.


 

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