Ecuador Busts 224kg of Cocaine Destined for Bulgaria

Crime | November 21, 2013, Thursday // 14:07
Bulgaria: Ecuador Busts 224kg of Cocaine Destined for Bulgaria File photo from August, 2012, when Spanish police intercepted 3 tons of cocaine on a Bulgarian ship.

Ecuadorian anti-narcotics units have intercepted 224 kg of cocaine, loaded on a ship in Guayaquil and destined for Bulgaria.

The head of the anti-drug unit of the Guayas province, Vladimir Leon, revealed that the bust had been planned for a long time, and is part of a broader operation over the last days, during which 2.67 tons of cocaine were confiscated, writes Standartnews.

The local authorities did not share more details, except the fact that the drugs were hidden in a container with fruits.

Data of Ecuador’s Interior Ministry shows that as much as 53 tons of illegal drugs have been confiscated throughout the year.

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