Police find 8 tons of cocaine inside fake power generators in Spain headed for Portugal

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Spanish constabulary seized 8 tonnes of cocaine from Suriname hidden successful a instrumentality disguised arsenic a powerfulness generator successful nan southern larboard of Algeciras, taxation authorities said connected Monday.

The haul of cocaine, 1 of nan largest ever intercepted successful Spain, was wrong a metallic building designed to flight discovery from scanners.

But customs agents detected a ample amount of stacked equipment that practically filled nan container, truthful they forced it open.

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The supplier smugglers had planned a way designed to make nan find of nan cargo's existent contents arsenic difficult arsenic possible. From Suriname it traveled to Panama and from location to Algeciras. Its adjacent destination was Leixoes successful Portugal, from wherever it was to beryllium transported by roadworthy backmost to Spain.

Three group person been arrested, customs agents said.