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2 tons of cocaine buried in desert

2011-09-02 14:10

Bogota - Colombian police said on Thursday they have seized 2.2 tons of cocaine that was buried in a northern desert and which has a street value of $65m.

The drugs were found in 87 waterproof sacks several metres beneath the arid La Guajira department in the far north, a coastal province bordering Venezuela.

Police said the drugs belonged to the Rastrojos, a gang of former rightwing militiamen now involved in the drug trade.

Comments
  • M. Khoza - 2011-09-02 14:15

    let it burn

      Valis - 2011-09-02 14:54

      Here's hoping *you* burn...

  • WhySoAngry? - 2011-09-02 14:19

    or Charlie Sheen just lost his weekends stash!

      Neil - 2011-09-02 15:09

      LMFAO !!!!

  • OZNOB - 2011-09-02 15:07

    PROBABLY SOME ONES RETIREMENT PLAN THAT WILL FOR ALL INTENTS AND PURPOSES GO UP IN SMOKE

      Andrew Ampers Taylor - 2011-09-02 16:12

      Re "RETIREMENT PLAN" - Like everyone elses :-(

  • DEVILS SON - 2011-09-02 15:52

    :(

  • Andrew Ampers Taylor - 2011-09-02 16:13

    Lamborghini have announced a surprise order of 65 cars from the Colombian Police.

      Daemos1 - 2011-09-02 17:15

      LOL

  • Flasheart - 2011-09-02 16:28

    The dog that sniffed out that stash wont be able to sleep for weeks.

      brown_bread - 2011-09-02 17:32

      Genius!

  • gatvol4corru - 2011-09-02 16:34

    All the president's men and wife's could not hold this together then? No space on SAA?

  • Daemos1 - 2011-09-02 17:15

    Dammit, they keep finding my baby powder stockpiles!

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