80 kg of cocaine seized in ship carrying bananas from Ecuador to Turkey

80 kg of cocaine seized in ship carrying bananas from Ecuador to Turkey

ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
80 kg of cocaine seized in ship carrying bananas from Ecuador to Turkey

Turkish police seized around 80 kilograms (some 176 pounds) of cocaine in an Istanbul port, officials said on Feb. 14.

Anti-drug teams seized the drug from containers in a ship carrying bananas from South American country of Ecuador, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.

The raid uncovered 70 packages of cocaine in six containers.

An investigation was launched into the case.

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