French authorities seized nearly $45 million worth of cocaine at a port in northern Dunkirk last month, an official said in a statement Tuesday.
Authorities discovered a half-ton of cocaine in a container ship traveling from Suriname, a small South American country, French Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said, according to Reuters.
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The discovery was made April 29.
French prosecutors are still investigating the seizure.
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That same month, the U.S. Coast Guard seized an estimated $62.5 million worth of cocaine and marijuana off the coasts of Mexico, Central, and South America.