Arrests in huge cocaine smuggling ring

Three men from Rotterdam and Amstelveen have been arrested in connection with plans to smuggle more than 2,200 kilos of cocaine from Brazil to the Netherlands, news agency ANP reports on Friday.

The men, aged 38, 53 and 60, were picked up after raids on homes across the country. More than €100,000 in cash, a gun, computers and paperwork were also seized.

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