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Pandemic curbs drive seaborne drugs smuggling

Greek authorities found more than 46kg of cocaine hidden behind a water intake grate on a ship from Brazil, while the French navy found six tonnes aboard a ship in the Gulf of Guinea

Drug seizures from cargo ships are increasing as coronavirus restrictions and lack of flights drive smugglers to send more shipments by sea

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