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ADDS THE WORD "METRIC" TO TONS AND THE TONS EQUIVALENT - Blocks of seized cocaine are presented to the press at a police base in Lima, Peru, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. According to police, the packages are part of a 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons) cocaine seizure made in the northern town of Trujillo on Aug. 26, and is the largest cocaine seizure in Peru's history.
Martin Mejia/AP Photo

Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons).

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