Sunday, February 23, 2014

Homemade submarine used to smuggle cocaine in Ecuador

Homemade submarine used to smuggle cocaine in Ecuador


Ecuadorean police seized this homemade narco submarine, which travels at 10 mph, has no oxygen tanks and can dive for just 15 minutes.  (GLOBAL POST/Simeon Tegel)
Ecuadorean police seized this homemade narco submarine, which travels at 10 mph, has no oxygen tanks and can dive for just 15 minutes. (GLOBAL POST/Simeon Tegel)
If smuggling cocaine onto an airplane sounds dicey, then imagine navigating 2,000 miles on the open sea in a homemade submarine with half a ton of the white stuff and no oxygen tanks.
This 30-foot fiberglass sub can dive just 15 feet and stay under for a maximum of 15 minutes — barely long enough for passing coastguard patrols to disappear. It has no toilet, kitchen or, for that matter, legroom....read more: http://voxxi.com/2014/02/21/smuggling-cocaine-in-ecuador/

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