Half a Tonne of Cocaine Seized at Port of Dunkirk, From Suriname

April 29: According to Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin, French authorities reportedly seized half a tonne of cocaine worth around 40 million euros ($44.9 million USD) in the northern port of Dunkirk last month.

The narcotics were found on April 29, in a container ship carrying bananas that had travelled from the South American nation of Suriname, and French prosecutors were carrying out further investigations, the statement added.

Source: Reuters / Sundip Kar-Gupta

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