Guardia Civil have arrested three people after six tonnes of cocaine weren found hidden among bananas on board a ship in the port of Algeciras.
The seizure by Policia Nacional and customs officers is one of the largest of the drug to be made in Europe in the last two decades.
Op NATIVITY#AgenciaTributaria y @guardiacivil se incautan de casi 6000 Kg #cocaína, el mayor alijo aprehendido en España en lo que llevamos de siglo, en un contenedor de bananas en #Algeciras pic.twitter.com/xMbFMdG5wy
— Guardia Civil (@guardiacivil) December 5, 2017
The shipment came from the Colombian city of Medellin and was headed for Barcelona. The stash is estimated to be worth over €210m.
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