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Colombia and 25 other countries, seized more than 50 tons of cocaine in Maritime operations

More than 50 tons of cocaine seized from April 1 to may 15 within the framework of naval operations Orion V, which included 26 countries of Europe and America, including Colombia, said Colombian defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo.

He added that it was possible to prevent criminal organizations around 1.7 billion dollars.

In addition, seized nearly 7 tons of marijuana worth approximately $ 36 million.

In turn, the national Navy said that during the operation were charged with 150 people of different nationalities, immobilized 38 ships, two semi-submersible boats and four aircraft.