04/20/2021

Semi-submersible seized in the Colombian Pacific, with a cocaine shipment valued at more than 13 million dollars

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Colombia seized this Sunday a shipment of 402 kilograms of cocaine, valued at thirteen million dollars, aboard a semi-submersible that was destined for Mexico.

According to a press release from the Navy, that military component together with the Army detected the artifact in the Micay River, bordering the departments of Valle del Cauca and Cauca, in the Pacific area of that country, which was in its phase end of construction.

Inside the boat there were 402 packages with cocaine hydrochloride distributed in 14 sacks. According to officials, she is the ninth ship of this type seized by the authorities in the Pacific so far this year.