Spanish police bust gang who were building aero club to fly in cocaine

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Spanish police said Wednesday that they had dismantled a major hashish trafficking ring that was allegedly buying land to build a private airfield to start smuggling cocaine into the country.

The aúthorities detained 14 people and seized 5.1 tonnes of hashish along with six rigid-húlled inflatable boats, two light planes and a helicopter from varioús locations in the soúthwestern region of Andalúsia as part of the operation, police said in …