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Bukele reveals the faces of Colombians caught with cocaine in El Salvador

The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, announced the seizure of a powerful shipment of cocaine in that country. It is about 1.2 tons of cocaine that were found 520 nautical miles from the Bocana del Cordoncillo, Estero de Jaltepeque. This Tuesday, March 28, he revealed the faces of the captured Colombians.

The drug, valued at 30 million dollars, is one of the biggest blows to drug trafficking in recent years: “This becomes the furthest drug seizure from the coast in the history of El Salvador (963 kilometers)”.

LOOK: Nayib Bukele announces powerful seizure of Colombian cocaine and labels Gustavo Petro

Buleke tagged the president of Colombia in the tweet, Gustavo Petrowith whom he has had certain differences in the last weeks.

“The first photograph of our Naval Force arrives with the three Colombians detained with the cocaine shipment”, expressed in the last hours. In addition, she shared the first image of the nationals who would be involved in the case.

The names of the captured Colombians are: Pedro Javier Rodas Bueno, 27 years old; Yerlin Caceres Palacios, 33 years old; and Segundo Silvio Grueso Araujo, 50 years old.

In the released image, they are seen on their knees in a Salvadoran authorities boat, heavily guarded by men with weapons.

Petro: “It fell thanks to the Colombian Navy”

President Petro, without addressing Bukele directly, referred to the issue and pointed out that this seizure was possible thanks to intelligence made by the Colombian Navywhich collaborated with the authorities of El Salvador to intercept the ship.

“Another ton and a half of cocaine that falls near El Salvador, thanks to the intelligence and help of the Colombian Navy,” the president wrote.

Source: Elcomercio

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