Mexico's navy seizes 1.1 tons of cocaine near Chiapas
Topics: MEXICO COCAINE
he operation was carried out on Monday after marines detected a small boat in Pacific waters, some 170 kilometers northeast of Port Chiapas, near the Mexican border with Guatemala.
An aircraft, two helicopters and a patrol boat were used in the operation, according to the report.
Authorities said the smugglers threw 27 bags of cocaine into the ocean, but marines were able to retrieve them. ■