Police seize four tonnes of cocaine off Galicia

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19 June 2007, MADRID - Spanish police seized four tonnes of cocaine aboard a ship off the northwest coast of Spain, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

19 June 2007

MADRID - Spanish police seized four tonnes of cocaine aboard a ship off the northwest coast of Spain, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

Eleven people were arrested in the operation, carried out on Saturday in conjunction with drug enforcement authorities from the United States and Britain, a ministry statement said.

Six of the detainees were arrested aboard the ship, three in Madrid and two more in the northwest region of Galicia.

Police also seized US$27,000 (EUR20,000) and several cars and cell phones.

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Subject: Spanish news

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