Boat packed with 625kg of cocaine seized off Panama coast by border service

Authorities in Panama have seized a vessel packed with 625kg of cocaine.

Footage shared by the National Border Service of Panama shows the moment units located a “low-profile semi-submersible boat”, which was believed to be transporting 625 packages of the drug.

The boat is designed to navigate stealthily and can operate almost entirely underwater.

Three Colombians have been arrested in connection with transporting the drugs from South America toward North America, the border service also confirmed.

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