• Kyodo


Four backpacks containing roughly 80 kg of cocaine have been confiscated after washing ashore in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, police said Thursday.

The drugs, with a street value of ¥4.8 billion, were divided into 78 packets wrapped in paper and plastic when they were found on the beach Tuesday morning.

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