Moroccan police seize 1.4 tonnes of cocaine on Turkey-bound ship

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Moroccan police said it seized on Tuesday 1.488 tonnes (3,280 lb) of cocaine concealed in banana boxes in the northern Tanger Med port.

The drug was found in a container on a Turkey-bound ship with a European flag departing from South America, the police said in a statement.

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The operation was conducted in coordination with Spanish security services, the Moroccan police said, noting that investigations are ongoing.

In October, Moroccan police found 1.37 tonnes of cocaine in Casablanca.

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