Over 10 tonnes of drugs go up in smoke in Panama

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Panamanian authorities destroyed 10.9 tonnes of cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and heroin in the Cerro Patacon landfill on the outskirts of Panama City, Friday. According to an official, this is the "fifth drug burning ceremony in this year alone." The haul, she informed reporters, came from various operations by "the national police, the border police and the navy."