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Half-tonne of cocaine seized at Dunkirk

French authorities seized half a tonne of cocaine worth around 40 million euros ($44.9 million) in the northern port of Dunkirk last month, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said in a statement on Tuesday, May 14.

The narcotics were found on April 29, in a container vessel carrying bananas that had traveled from the small South American nation of Suriname, and French prosecutors were carrying out further investigations, the statement added.

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Source: Reuters

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