Police in South Africa seized nearly one ton of cocaine aboard a ship, according to media reports Tuesday. 

The nation’s intelligence and police raided a ship off the coast of Saldanha, near Cape Town in one of the “largest drug operations in the country,” South African media reported,

The security team seized 973 blocks of compressed cocaine worth almost $40 million.

Four Bulgarians and six Myanmar nationals were arrested.

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