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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:34 - Updated Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:41

Ship with 500 kilos of drug seized in Luanda

Luanda - At least 400 to 500 kilos of drug were Sunday seizure, in the Commercial Port of Luanda, announced the Criminal Investigation Service and the Interpol.

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Cocaine seizure

Photo: Cortesia de Agostinho Kilemba

The drug found in a cargo ship coming from Brazil and packed in 16 bags was seized in coordination with forces of the international investigation services.

Interpol's representative in Angola, Destino Pedro, told the Angolan television (TPA) that "on the basis of the preliminary tests, product is presumed to be drug, not knowing for sure whether the final destination of the ship, carrying 80 containers of diverse merchandise was Angola or it was in transit to another country.

Before Angola, the ship had already passed through two other ports in Africa, being Luanda the third.

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