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Cocaine worth $1 million washes up on Tonga beach

AFP
July 30, 2021

Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Cocaine worth more than $1 million has washed up on a Tongan beach, with police scouring nearby shores for similar illicit packages on Thursday. Residents discovered the drugs in the Pacific nation’s northern Vava’u group of islands and handed them over to the authorities. Acting deputy police commissioner Halatoa Taufa said the police were working with the navy to scour areas of interest after the discovery.