Sri Lanka destroys 769 kg of cocaine


Colombo, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have publicly destroyed 769 kg of cocaine which the police seized in nationwide raids carried out during the past few years, the media reported on Tuesday. The heroin valued at over Rs 10 billion ($57 million) was destroyed on Monday in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena in a warehouse in the outskirts of Colombo, Xinhua news agency reported.

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