4.4 tons of cocaine worth $260 million seized in Ecuador

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (CNN) - A massive drug shipment was found in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil.

About 4.4 tons of cocaine was seized, valued at $260 million.

The cocaine was camouflaged in banana boxes that were to be shipped to Canada and Belgium.

The interior minister said the drug dealers tried to bribe police. Five people were arrested.


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