Mexican Navy seizes 2.9 tons of cocaine off Caribbean coastChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 3, 2020
Mexico's Navy seized 2.9 tons of cocaine after intercepting a boat off the country's southeast Caribbean coast, the Naval Ministry said.
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According to the report, infantrymen descended onto the small vessel from a helicopter and secured the shipment weighing approximately 2,960 kilograms.
The operation was carried out after maritime and air surveillance patrols spotted the boat moving erratically and at high speed off the coast.
Drug traffickers often use speedboats to smuggle cocaine from South or Central America toward the U.S. market. ■