Mexican Navy seizes 25 tons of fentanyl from China in single raid


Mexican government authorities reported a seizure of approximately 25.75 tons of powdered fentanyl in the port city of Lázaro Cárdenas, in the western Mexican state of Michoacán — and it came from China. The Secretariat of the Navy of Mexico intercepted the fentanyl shipment which originated from Shanghai, China and was bound for the Sinaloa Cartel home base of Culiacán, Sinaloa, as reported by local media outlet Tobasco Hoy on Saturday. Investigators discovered the fentanyl aboard a Danish vessel in a cargo container whose manifest indicated a shipment of calcium chloride. .@realdonaldtrump was right. China continues to pour poison into our communities. More than 23,000 kilograms of Chinese fentanyl seized at Mexico’s largest seaport. FINAL DESTINATION: USA. — ONDCP (@ONDCP) August 24, 2019 When the Mexican Customs laboratory tested a sample of the contents, investigators found the powdered substance tested positive for fentanyl. The customs investigators

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