Police in Europe, Latin America break up drug-smuggling ring

European Union law enforcement agency Europol says police forces from three countries on two continents have broken up an international cocaine-trafficking gang

MADRID -- European Union law enforcement agency Europol says police forces from three countries on two continents have broken up an international cocaine-trafficking gang.

It says the gang is believed to have brought cocaine to Europe inside shipping containers from Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru.

In Argentina, authorities searched more than 60 properties and seized some 350,000 euros ($400,000), as well as numerous vehicles and 47 properties.