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Colombia seizes cocaine in record-breaking bust

Posted at 10:09 AM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 10:09:15-04

(CNN NEWSOURCE) Police in Colombia seized more than 17,500 pounds of cocaine in the country's largest drug-bust ever.

Teams found hundreds of wrapped bricks of cocaine during operations against one of the Colombia’s most powerful drug gangs.

The drugs had been hidden at a banana plantation.

Officers arrested four men in the raids and also found weapons.

The U.S. State Department has offered $5 million for information leading to the arrest of the gang's leader.