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Cocaine-filled parcel from Colombia seized at Moscow post office

The parcel had almost 85 grams of cocaine

MOSCOW, March 5. /TASS/. Customs officers at a Moscow international post office have seized cocaine hidden in a parcel sent for a Muscovite from Colombia, a law enforcement source told TASS on Monday.

"At a customs point at the international post office a parcel was found that had been sent from Colombia to an address of a Moscow citizen. The plastic bag with a Margarita limon sign on it contained white powder. Tests showed this was cocaine," the source said.

The parcel had almost 85 grams of cocaine, which is a very large amount. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.