WATCH: Two and a half tonne hash haul on Spain’s Costa Almeria

CAUGHT OUT: Guardia surprised the drug traffickers unloading the drugs in the middle of the night CREDIT: Guardia Civil

GUARDIA CIVIL have seized one heck of a hashish haul on an Adra beach.

The anti-drug operation led to the location of 2,640 kilos of the drug wrapped up in 88 bundles just as the traffickers were unloading it in the middle of the night.
They scattered when the law arrived, but didn’t get far.
The operation netted the arrest of 10 members of the gang, which the Guardia said was dedicated to drug trafficking on a grand scale
The Guardia also seized a van, a 4×4 and more than 1,000 litres of fuel in 54 canisters.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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