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Cocaine worth $61 million concealed in ship's hull

By Callum Godde
Updated November 21 2023 - 9:10am, first published 9:07am
Organised crime groups are smuggling illicit drugs by hiding them in the hull of cargo ships. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE)
Organised crime groups are smuggling illicit drugs by hiding them in the hull of cargo ships. (HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE)

A shipment of cocaine worth $61 million has been found hidden inside the hull of a cargo ship, in an emerging smuggling trend.