12 August 2020,   01:37
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Over 7.5 tonnes of cocaine seized in Colombia-U.S. joint operation

Colombia and the United States seized over 7.5 tonnes of cocaine worth USD 286 million in a joint operation, the Colombian government said.


The narcotics were mixed with a construction product and were being transported between the Colombian port city of Cartagena and Panama, the government said in a statement.


The drugs “belonged to drug trafficking structures associated with the Gulf Clan organized armed group”, - it said, and were to be received by other criminal groups in Central America and Europe.

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