Authorities search a container along the Delaware River in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Photo: AP

More than US$1 billion worth of cocaine seized in ‘one of largest’ drug busts in US history

  • 16 tonnes of contraband were found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane cargo ship at Philadelphia port
  • US attorney for the Eastern District of Philadelphia called it ‘one of the largest drug seizures in United States history’
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Authorities search a container along the Delaware River in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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