Bolivia's Police Seize Drugs Along Argentine Border
Bolivia's narcotics police force known as FELCN have seized an estimated $US 2.8 million worth of cocaine and marijuana along its border with Argentina. Twenty kilograms of cocaine and 406 kilograms of marijuana were seized from narco-traffickers in a special operation. Bolivia says it will strengthen its borders in a bid to prevent drug smuggling. Authorities have purchased $215 million worth of radar equipment from a French company to be used in its anti-narcotics efforts. The radar will be used to track the movement of narco-planes.
An estimated 406 kilograms of marijuana were seized by Bolivia's narcotics police, FELCN.
20 kilograms of cocaine were seized from narco traffickers and put on display in Southern Bolivia.
Bolivian police say the drug haul is worth an estimated street value of $US2.8 million.
Bolivia's FELCN is on a major offensive against the country's narco-traffickers.
Bolivia's government is strengthening its border enforcement policies.
Bolivia borders some major drug hubs including Brazil, Peru and Argentina.