Saturday, July 30, 2011

“Narcosubmarine” carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine nabbed in Honduras

“Narcosubmarine” carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine nabbed in Honduras: "

With help from the U.S. Navy, authorities in Honduras have snorted recovered 2.7 tons of cocaine from a submarine off the Central American nation’s Caribbean coast. There is more, they say: the boat’s carrying 5 and a half tons, total. AP item:

The submarine-like craft is floating about 15 meters (50 feet) under the surface because the crew tried to sink it. Osorio said Thursday divers will need another two days to recover all the cocaine.

The sub was intercepted two weeks ago, en route to the US from Colombia. More from Reuters.


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