7000kg cocaine haul
BOGOTA: Colombian police have seized seven tons of cocaine at a banana farm in northern Antioquia province, the defence minister and police said on Friday.
The shipment, worth about $200 million (R2.65 billon), belonged to the Golfo Clan crime gang. Five people were arrested in the operation.
“The shipment was being guarded for transport to Central America, with the United States as a final destination, camouflaged in legal shipments of banana and fruits,” the defence ministry said. – Reuters