Spain seizes massive cocaine haul in Atlantic

CADIZ, SPAIN (OCTOBER 7, 2017) (GUARDIA CIVIL) – Spanish authorities seized 3.8 tonnes of cocaine found in a hidden compartment of a tug-boat on Saturday, (October 7). The massive drugs haul was part of an international operation in the Atlantic Ocean.
Local Spanish media reported the market price of the confiscated cocaine would have exceeded 200 million euros ($234,66 million).

The boat was en route from Colombia and was intercepted near the Canary Islands and Spanish police brought it to the port of Cadiz, where it was searched.

Police said seven members of crew were detained.