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Spanish police seize four tonnes of cocaine

Spanish police seized four tonnes of cocaine aboard a ship off the northwest coast of Spain.

Eleven people were arrested in the operation, carried out on Saturday in conjunction with drug enforcement authorities from the United States and Britain, a ministry statement said.

Six of the detainees were arrested aboard the ship, three in Madrid and two more in the northwest region of Galicia.

Police also seized US$27,000 (EUR20,000) and several cars and cell phones.