Authorities Seize Over a Ton of Marijuana in Drug Bust

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Feb. 12, 2018

Over a ton of marijuana valued at about 24 million Argentine pesos (US1,300,000) was seized by authorities in Argentina in series of operations over February 8 and 9.The drugs were seized by troops from the Argentine navy in Operative 24. The first bust of the operation, on February 8, occurred when navy officers intercepted a vessel carrying about 604 kilograms of marijuana along the Parana River, El Intransigente reported. The next bust, on the following day, happened when officers chased a vehicle through Corrientes City and uncovered another 600 kilograms of marijuana, Chaco Hoy reported.This footage shows officers standing by a selection of the seized drug packages. Date12-02-2018