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Belgium seizes largest drug consignment in history

Belgian law enforcement officers intercepted 11.5 tons of cocaine in one of the ports, with an approximate value of 900 million euros — this is the largest consignment of drugs in the history of the country, which was sent as contraband.

According to Het Laatste Nieuws, the briquettes with the powder were in five different shipping containers in the port of Antwerp, where it was brought from the port of Zeebrugge, where the cocaine, in turn, came from its original point — the Latin American country of Guyana.

From Belgium, the drugs were supposed to go to the Netherlands, but the authorities got on the trail of the criminal group that transported them.

On the fact of the incident, two men were arrested, one of them is a former policeman who is already accused in another case of drug smuggling and is a suspect in the case of laundering at least 9 million euros for Latin American cartels.

We will remind, earlier in Poland intercepted the largest consignment of cocaine in several decades — about 1850 kg.

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