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Africa North
Libya smashes drug smuggling ring
[MAGHAREBIA] The Libyan Coast Guard seized more than 30,500 kilos of drugs
...not what the Mexican reporters refer to as "personal amounts"...
from a boat near Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
, navy front man Colonel Ayoub Gacem said on Saturday (February 23rd).

Officers enjugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
two Moroccans, a Libyan, an Egyptian and a Tunisian on Friday after uncovering the drug haul aboard Libya-flagged vessel "Bab al-Bahr".

The boat was stopped in Libyan territorial waters, some 40 kilometres northeast of the al-Bouri oilfield. It was later moved to the Tripoli naval base.

"The anti-narcotics department recorded the shipment, its contents and weight," Colonel Gacem said. He did not specify the type of drugs seized from the boat.
Posted by:Fred

#6  The stoners will never know the difference. We get reports of busts like this between Mexico and the US all the time. It never puts a dent in the supply on the street. They have to make token busts every now and then to make it look like they're doing their jobs, you know. But they aren't.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305   2013-02-26 17:30  

#5  You like ummm..... Operation Nickel Grass.
Posted by: Shipman   2013-02-26 15:56  

#4  You forgot Emergency Airlift BP.
Posted by: Shipman   2013-02-26 15:55  

#3  Effects range from
less hash used.
substitution to harder drugs.
substitution from other leisure costs.
increased crime.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles   2013-02-26 12:12  

#2  No telling what it was in that part of the world. Heroin, Khat, Hash, you pick 'em...
Posted by: Muggsy Mussolini1226   2013-02-26 12:11  

#1  Hash will be very expensive in Europe in the coming days
Posted by: chris   2013-02-26 04:18