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Italy: 3 tonnes of cocaine seized on ship in Livorno

Christian Fernsby |
Italian police yesterday seized over three tonnes of cocaine aboard a ship from Colombia in the port of Livorno and arrested three people who were waiting for the shipment in France.

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Topics: ITALY    COCAINE    SEIZE    SHIP   

The drugs had a street value of over 400 million euros, the second biggest in Italy ever.

The ship was flagged the Marshall islands.

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