Cops in Colombia seize 2 narco-submarines in 1 week

Colombia has seized 2 cocaine-loaded submarines used by drug cartels


Xinhua General News Service

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian police have seized a submarine used by drug cartels to ship cocaine in international waters, authorities said Monday.

It's a sophisticated vessel equipped with modern navigation systems, and was caught in a village in the remote western province of Choco on the Pacific coast, south of Panama, according to Carlos Enrique Rodriguez, deputy director of the anti-narcotics police.

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