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A handout photo taken on April 16, 2015 by the French customs off the French Caribbean island of Martinique, and released on April 18, shows the Silandra sailboat (C) carrying cocaine escorted to Fort-de-France by two customs vessels after the boat's interception on April 15 in the night. French finance minister Michel Sapin announced on April 18 a record seizure on the boat of 2.25 tonnes of cocaine, worth 70 millions of euros. Three Spanish nationals and a Venezuelan national were arrested on the boat. AFP PHOTO/DOUANE FRANCAISE-/AFP/Getty Images
A handout photo taken on April 16, 2015 by the French customs off the French Caribbean island of Martinique, and released on April 18, shows the Silandra sailboat (C) carrying cocaine escorted to Fort-de-France by two customs vessels after the boat's interception on April 15 in the night. French finance minister Michel Sapin announced on April 18 a record seizure on the boat of 2.25 tonnes of cocaine, worth 70 millions of euros. Three Spanish nationals and a Venezuelan national were arrested on the boat. AFP PHOTO/DOUANE FRANCAISE-/AFP/Getty Images

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French customs officers say they have seized more than 2 metric tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely flying an American flag in the Caribbean.

Customs officers carry out record cocaine seizure

French customs officers say they have seized more than 2 metric tons of cocaine aboard a sailboat that was falsely flying an American flag in the Caribbean.