Paraguayan Police Seize Plane Loaded With Over 350 kg of Cocaine

© AP Photo / Jorge SaenzLuis Rojas, head of the Paraguay's National Anti-drug Secretariat, center, takes a call during a seized drug presentation to the media
Luis Rojas, head of the Paraguay's National Anti-drug Secretariat, center, takes a call during a seized drug presentation to the media - Sputnik International
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Paraguay's National Anti-Drug Secretariat reportedly seized a plane within the framework of a special operation in the country's northern department of Concepcion.

MOSCOW, January 15 (Sputnik) — Paraguay's National Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD) seized a single-engine Cessna 206 plane with more that 350 kilograms (770 lbs) of cocaine on board, Ultimas Noticias reported.

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According to the news outlet’s information, the plane was seized within the framework of a special operation in the country's northern department of Concepcion, 35 kilometres (21 miles) from the city of Concepcion.

The plane was detained at one of the illegal airfields used by the drug dealers.

Two Bolivian pilots and two Paraguayan passengers as well as the owner of the estate, which was situated on the territory of the illegal airport, were detained.

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