1.5 tonnes of drugs seized in Ecuador

Mar 07, 2014    

Quito, March 7 (IANS) Ecuador authorities reported Thursday the seizure of 1.5 tonnes of drugs in an operation in the coastal province of Los Rios.The operation was carried out in coordination with local police, and completed Wednesday night via Babahoyo-Jujan in Los Rios, authorities said, adding that "the drug apparently was transported on a truck and guarded by two other trucks."The operation is part of the recent three strike-hard operations in different places of the country, according to police.Ecuador's Interior Minister Jose Serrano wrote Wednesday evening through his Twitter...

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