Greece seizes big drugs haul from Syrian freighter sailing for Libya

Packages of drugs are seen under the bottom of a container of the cargo ship "Noka" following an operation of the Hellenic Coast Guard, in which cannabis and super-strength amphetamine pills worth more than 100 million euros were confiscated, at the port of Heraklion on the island of Crete, Greece, December 13, 2018. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113 million) after intercepting a Syrian ship sailing for Libya, the coast guard said on Friday. Officials found about six tonnes of processed cannabis and 3 million super-strength “Captagon” amphetamine pills hidden aboard the Syrian-flagged “Noka”, it said in a statement. The […]

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