Belgium: Eight tons of cocaine seized in banana shipment from Ecuador

Posted on October 12, 2012 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador

Eight tons of cocaine from Ecuador, with a sales value of 500 million euros, were seized on Monday in the Belgian port of Antwerp, prosecutors said Friday that city, noting that this is the second seizure more important ever made ​​in Europe.

The drugs were hidden in a container of bananas and was destined for the Dutch market, the report said.

Police discovered during a check near 7000 packs a little over a kilo each, or more than eight tons of cocaine, and then withdrew the drug from the container and left only bananas, to track the shipment. Read Article

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