01:46 GMT02 December 2020
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    ANKARA (Sputnik) - The Turkish police on Tuesday seized 485 pounds of cocaine in the southern city of Mersin during an operation on a cargo ship that arrived from Brazil, the media reported, citing a local prosecutor.

    The Mersin prosecutor said that the cocaine was hidden in a container loaded with paper, according to the Anadolu news agency. The police arrested two suspects regarding the case.

    The street value of busted cocaine is estimated to worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

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