Two hundred kilograms of Colombian cocaine was seized in the Eastern European country of Albania, the country’s largest ever drug haul, El Espectador reported Tuesday.
The drugs were found diluted in palm oil container on a truck with Macedonian license plates in the southern Albanian town of Gjirostraka, according to the Albanian Prosecutor General’s Office.
The cocaine had passed through Spain, Belgium, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Macedonia before arriving in Albania.
The seizure was made possible through the cooperation of police and prosecutors from other European countries, including Spain and Belgium.
Police so far have arrested two Macedonians and one Albanian on drug trafficking charges and continue to search for more members in the drug network.