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Costa Rican police find six tonnes of cocaine in biggest ever haul

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Costa Rican police find six tonnes of cocaine in biggest ever haulPolice in Costa Rica have found almost 6 tonnes of cocaine in a shipping container, leading to the country’s biggest ever drug seizure. The drugs, which weighed 5,800kg, were discovered on Friday evening in Limón in a container of flowers due to be sent to Rotterdam, Holland, according to the Costan Rican national newspaper La Nación. In a press conference on Saturday afternoon, interior minister Michael Soto Rojas confirmed it was the largest ever drug seizure in Costa Rica. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now The interior minister estimated that the haul has a European market value of €126m (£104.6m). More than 5,000...
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