Police Seize 2500 Litres of Petrol from La Linea Drug Traffickers

POLICE in the Campo de Gibraltar seize 2500 litres of petrol and other supplies from drug traffickers on two boats.

Police in the Campo de Gibraltar has made a major disruption to the area’s drug traffickers by seizing two boats containing 2500 litres of petrol and other supplies.

On Wednesday afternoon the Policia Locale’s Immediate Response unit rushed to a beach near the fishing village of La Atunara where they found two boats laden with supplies for narco-traffickers. Alongside 2500 litres was food, water, and wetsuits used by the gangs during their long waiting times at sea for a safe time to dock and unload their drugs. No arrests were made as the traffickers managed to flee the scene.

This recent bust will serve as a major disruption to the lucrative drug trafficking business prominent in the area. It recently gained major public attention from the Netflix documentary series ‘La Linea: Shadow of Narco’. Due to its proximity to Morocco, the area around the straights of Gibraltar has become a hotspot for importing drugs to Europe.

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Oisin is an Irish writer based in Seville, the sunny capital of Andalucia. After starting his working life as a bookseller, he moved into journalism and cut his teeth as a reporter at one of Ireland's biggest news websites. Since joining Euro Weekly News in November, he has enjoyed covering the latest stories from Seville, Spain and further afield - with special interests in crime, cybersecurity, and European politics. Anyone who can pronounce his name first try gets a free cerveza...


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