Germany seizes 1.5 tons of cocaineChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 7, 2019
Customs officials in Hamburg have found 1.5 tons (1.65 U.S. tons) of cocaine on a container ship that arrived from Brazil, soon after Germany’s biggest-ever single seizure of the drug.
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The office estimated the haul’s street value at about 350 million euros ($392 million).
On Friday, the Hamburg customs office announced that it had seized 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine last month in a container shipped from Uruguay, with an estimated street value of nearly 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion). ■