7 tonnes of cocaine discovered in banana consignment in Port of Antwerp
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    7 tonnes of cocaine discovered in banana consignment in Port of Antwerp

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    The cocaine was found concealed in boxes of bananas.
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    A cargo of nearly 7,000 kilograms of cocaine was intercepted last weekend in the Port of Antwerp. The goods were likely to be destined for the Netherlands. The white powder was concealed in boxes of bananas.

    Dutch police indicated on Wednesday that the cocaine was discovered during the weekend by Belgian customs. An investigation should ascertain where the drug came from and where it was being sent to.

    Christopher Vincent
    The Brussels Times