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Gambia seizes 3 tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa's largest busts By Reuters

Gambia seizes 3 tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa's largest busts By Reuters
Gambia seizes 3 tonnes of cocaine in one of West Africa's largest busts

World 17 hours ago (Jan 08, 2021 12:50PM ET) BANJUL (Reuters) - Gambian authorities seized nearly three tonnes of cocaine from a shipment of industrial salt originating in Ecuador, a spokesman said on Friday, in one of the largest ever busts in West Africa.Drug smugglers generally use West Africa as a transshipment point for cocaine en route from South America to Europe, and Saidybah said the drugs were not intended for local consumption.Record quantities of cocaine were seized in West Africa in 2019, including 9.would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate.

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