15 tonnes of synthetic drugs burnt in Mexico

February 20th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS  

Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 15 tonnes of methamphetamines valued at 58 million pesos (around $4.5 million) have been burnt by the military in Mexico, officials said.The drugs were destroyed in in the western state of Jalisco.

Army troops seized the synthetic drugs from a ranch in Tlajomulco.

Soldiers also found 4,575 litres of chemicals, 2,400 kg of caustic soda, 20 kg of ammonia and five kg of crystal methamphetamine.

–IANS/EFE
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