Germany seizes record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth US$1.1 billion

//Germany seizes record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth US$1.1 billion

Germany seizes record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth US$1.1 billion

Germany’s customs service said on Friday it had seized a 4.5 tonne cocaine shipment, the country’s largest ever, with an estimated street value of one billion euros (US$1.1 billion).The illegal drugs were discovered two weeks ago in a Netherlands-bound shipping container from Uruguay during a search in the northern port city of Hamburg, they said.When customs agents opened the container, which according to the manifesto was loaded with soybeans, they found more than 200 sports bags packed with…

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