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Colombian Police Seize Cocaine in Odd Places While Cracking Down on Cartels


Police in Colombia have been cracking down on the South American nation's powerful and brazen cartels. A recent police checkpoint intercepted an ambulance carrying 65 kilos of pure cocaine near the Colombia-Venezuela border;

The find comes in the same week as a much larger haul. The Telegraph reports that authorities recently seized 2.5 tons of cocaine wrapped in 87 waterproof sacks buried in the desert near the Carribbean coast and town of Maracaidito. ITN reports the find is worth $65 million. Colombia is the world's largest producer of cocaine.

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