Cocaine in banana boxes – level 2

12-05-2015 07:00

Employees at a supermarket in Berlin found drugs in crates of bananas. They contacted the police which seized the crates.

Around 380 kilograms of cocaine were hidden among the fruit. The drug was of very high quality and it was worth around 15 million euros.

The find is similar to one in January 2014 when boxes with bananas had 140 kilograms of cocaine in them.

Difficult words: crate (box), seize (to take), find noun (something that you find).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Do people try to hide drugs in your country?

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