Peru Destroys Three Tons Of Cocaine And Marijuana

Category: World / Sep 12, 2013 4:02PM EDT

Peruvian officials on Thursday destroyed about three tons of illegal drugs in the fourth massive drug burn so far this year. The drugs had been confiscated in several operations since July 26th.So far this year 17,000 hectares of cocoa leaf plantations have been destroyed.

The South American country has destroyed a total of more than 18 tons of illegal narcotics this year alone. Peru is up there as one of the world’s top cocaine producers.

Video Courtesy Of Reuters