Dominicans involved in major drug bust at French-Swiss border – Nearly 132 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated 10.4 million euros were seized and 13 people were arrested, including some Dominicans, in a major drug bust at the Basel-Mulhouse airport on the French-Swiss border.

According to the French police, the men and women arrested are from France, the UK, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, among other countries.

Police said 20 to 30 kilograms of cocaine were loaded into suitcases, which were supposed to have been taken by middle men at the airport. The drugs were meant for distribution all over Europe, police reported. The case, first announced last week, is one of the biggest drug busts in France this year.


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