The crew of a Royal Navy warship has seized a stash of cocaine with an estimated street value of £100 million after sailors boarded a speedboat near Puerto Rico, the Ministry of Defence has said.
HMS Lancaster made the bust after the boat - which was concealed by a tarpaulin - was spotted by a US Customs and Border Agency aircraft in the Caribbean Sea.
Three suspected smugglers and the 680kg haul of cocaine were handed over to the Coast Guard Cutter Sapelo and then the authorities in Puerto Rico.
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