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Ivory Coast police seize cocaine worth $67.7-million

Ivory Coast police seize cocaine worth $67.7-million

ANGE ABOA POLICE in Ivory Coast have seized a record haul of more than 2 tonnes of pure cocaine with a street value of around 41 billion CFA francs ($67.7 million), the interior ministry said. The cocaine was seized from traffickers this month in a police operation that took place in the commercial capital Abidjan and the port city of San Pedro, a ministry statement said. The statement gave few details but said nine people, including Ivorians and foreign nationals, had been arrested and investigations were under way. The previous record haul was just over a year ago when about…
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