5 Bulgarians, 700 kg Cocaine Nabbed Abroad

Politics | February 13, 2005, Sunday // 00:00

Five Bulgarian nationals have been arrested abroad with several hundreds kilos of cocaine and hundreds of thousands of euros.

The Bulgarians had false passports, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary General Boyko Borisov announced.

The cost of the seized drug is estimated at over EUR 150 M.

The operation is still underway as the crime ring proved to involve more than two countries as initially expected.

The first results will be announced in a day or two.

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