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Paraguayan police officers destroy 11 tons of marijuana

Asunción, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Paraguayan law enforcement officers on Wednesday destroyed as many as 11 tons of marijuana seized from alleged drug traffickers in the northeastern department of Amambay, bordering Brazil, the ABC Color newspaper reported.

The Strategic Intelligence Directorate officers, attached to the National Anti-Drug Secretariat, managed to detect the drug during an investigation at a production and storage center at the La Paraguaya Natural Reserve.

The officers were ordered to destroy three hectares of marijuana (equivalent to 9 tons) and two other tons already packaged.

The Amambay region -bordering Brazil and where the marijuana was found- is frequently scenario of drug trafficking gangs to ship different sorts of drugs to the United States and Europe.


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