Boat with 3,000 kg cocaine seized in Spain

February 25th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) A fishing boat carrying over 3,000 kg of cocaine has been intercepted in international waters near Spain, sources said.

The trawler Ratonero, owned by a firm in the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia, is now being taken to the port of Vigo, where it is expected to arrive by Tuesday.

Four Spaniards and a Latin American were arrested in a joint operation by the customs and the Civil Guard.

–IANS/EFE
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