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Drugs stashed in banana containers

Turkey: One ton of cocaine seized at Mersin Port

Turkish customs officials have seized 1 ton of cocaine at the Mersin Port in southern Turkey; it is the largest amount of cocaine ever seized in the country, Trade Minister Mehmet Muş congratulated the General Directorate of Customs Protection units for the “successful operation.”

The cocaine was seized on a Liberia-registered ship, which arrived at the port from Ecuador. The drugs were stashed in 1,000 packages in banana containers. Further investigations are underway.

Murat Cihan, deputy local police chief of Mersin, noted that the the police in Mersin also seized 615 kilograms of cocaine back in 2019. “We will carry out even more successful operations,” he said.

Source: hurriyetdailynews.com


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