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July 15, 1988 | JAMES F. SMITH, Times Staff Writer
Police officers seized more than 1,200 pounds of cocaine and discovered a clandestine airstrip this week, underscoring fears that Argentina has become a major transit route for international cocaine traders. The seizure was the largest ever in Argentina and was considered so significant that authorities stored the drugs in a vault in the government's Central Bank. More than half the cocaine was found in shrimp crates for export.
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July 15, 1988 | JAMES F. SMITH, Times Staff Writer
Police officers seized more than 1,200 pounds of cocaine and discovered a clandestine airstrip this week, underscoring fears that Argentina has become a major transit route for international cocaine traders. The seizure was the largest ever in Argentina and was considered so significant that authorities stored the drugs in a vault in the government's Central Bank. More than half the cocaine was found in shrimp crates for export.
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