Ship carrying 20 tonnes of hashish seized in Palermo

11 people arrested, haul has estimated street value of 150-200mn

(ANSA) - Palermo, August 9 - Finance police in Palermo said Thursday that they have seized 20 tonnes of hashish and the Panama-flagged ship that was transporting it. They also arrested the crew - 11 people from Montenegro. Officials boarded the vessel in international waters and it was escorted to the port for an inspection that uncovered the drugs with a estimated value of between 150 and 200 million euros.
   

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