Seven Hundred Kilograms of Cocaine – level 3
Police in Portugal and Spain seized 745 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside wax cylinders in pineapple skins among fresh pineapples. The shipment came from South America.
The joint Spanish-Portuguese operation, which began in April last year, has led to nine arrests, as well.
Difficult words: seize (take something illegal), cylinder (a piece of material which is in the shape of a tin can), shipment (something which is shipped – transported).
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