Record drug seizures in Belgium

The general customs and excise authority and finance minister of Belgium have reported that customs officials seized a record 61.8 tonnes of cocaine in 2019, a quarter more than was seized in 2018 and 660% more than was seized in 2014. Most seizures were made in Antwerp and included 1,878kg of heroin, 504kg of cannabis and 1,129kg of other illicit substances.