Britons detained in France after cocaine seized

26th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

TOULON, France, July 25 (AFP) - French officers seized 60 kilos (132 pounds) of cocaine on a sailboat in the Mediterranean port of Saint Mandrier Monday and detained its British crew of three, judicial officials said.

TOULON, France, July 25 (AFP) - French officers seized 60 kilos (132 pounds) of cocaine on a sailboat in the Mediterranean port of Saint Mandrier Monday and detained its British crew of three, judicial officials said.

Police moved after a tip-off when the 15-metre (50 feet) Living Dream arrived.

Officials said the drug originated in South America.

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