“Where we are right now, was found hidden in two places, close to 7.5 tons of cocaine, which means that this week, we confiscated 9.5 tons of cocaine from these organizations. We have also captured seven people and confiscated two tons of coca paste (coca base) and chemical supplies to process the coca,” said General Alvaro Caro, director of Colombia’s Antinarcotics Police.Two tons of cocaine was confiscated from a lab located in the township of Llanada, in Narino province, south-western Colombia, and the other seven tons in the township of Tumaco, in the same province.About 60 police agents participated in the anti-drug operation, which started nine days ago in Narino province.It was unclear what group of narco-traffickers the drugs belonged to, but officials say that the seven tons of cocaine found in Tumaco were ready to be sent to the US, probably by sea.Seven people were arrested during the operation – all were wanted by the US government, AP reported.Since the start of the year, Colombia, the world’s largest cocaine exporter, has confiscated fifty-two tons of cocaine.
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