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Portuguese police seize cocaine hidden in banana shipment

Staff Writer | January 24, 2019
Portuguese police have discovered 430kg of cocaine concealed inside a banana shipment from Latin America.
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Europe   Police said the highly pure cocaine that was on its way
Police said the highly pure cocaine that was on its way to a gang in Spain had a street value of around 15 million euros.

Police said the 1kg packets of cocaine were hidden beneath bananas that were packed into boxes inside two shipping containers.

He said police were acting on a tip-off from Spanish police when they found the cocaine at Portugal's Atlantic port of Leixoes.


 

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