In a first, true narco sub seized in S. America

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In a first, true narco sub seized in S. America

Postby chief joe » Sun Jul 04, 2010 12:27 am

[size=200][color=darkred]The U.S. government announced on Saturday afternoon that for the first time ever a fully operational submarine used by drug traffickers has been seized in the waters of South America. The craft, which could move multi-ton loads of cocaine, was seized in a jungle tributary of Ecuador leading to the Pacific Ocean by Ecuadoran authorities using Drug Enforcement Administration intelligence.
The sub is diesel-powered, has a periscope and air conditioning and measures 100 feet long and 9 feet tall.
At least one person was arrested and an investigation continues, according to a news release from DEA. Although traffickers have used so-called
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