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Odessa: 112 kg of cocaine seized in Pivdenny seaport

Christian Fernsby |
A record amount of drugs was seized at the Pivdenny seaport; it was hidden in a container full of bananas.

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Topics: ODESSA    COCAINE   

The street value of the drugs is approximately 17 million dollars.

Operatives of the SBU (Ukraine's State Security Service) found 112 kilograms of cocaine in the container

A statement was put out, saying: "The illegal cargo arrived in the Pivdenny seaport, in a container with bananas.

During thorough customs examination, the law enforcers detected two bags packed with 112 kilograms of cocaine inside."

According to, an investigation is underway; possible involvement and interest of workers of control authorities is looked at as well.

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