Tuesday, December 30, 2008

US, Allies Seize 20 Tons Of Drugs In Indian Ocean

From AP:

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy says it and British forces have seized more than 20 tons of drugs smuggled along a "hash highway" through the waters of the western Indian ocean.

The Navy estimates the narcotics seized since October — mostly hashish — are worth $100 million. It said proceeds could have helped fund militants in Afghanistan.

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