PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police in Montenegro said they seized over 1 ton (2,000 pounds) of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas.

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police in Montenegro said they seized over 1 ton (2,000 pounds) of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas.

Officers discovered the cocaine, which was divided into 1,250 packages, on Thursday night in Mojanovici, a village near the capital, police said in a statement Friday.


In this photo released by the Montenegro Police, said to show over 1 ton (2,000 pounds) of cocaine that was hidden in a shipment of bananas. Police on Thursday evening discovered 1,250 packages of cocaine in the village of Mojanovici, near the capital Podgorica.(Montenegro Police via AP)

In this photo released by the Montenegro Police, said to show over 1 ton (2,000 pounds) of cocaine that was hidden in a shipment of bananas. Police on Thursday evening discovered 1,250 packages of cocaine in the village of Mojanovici, near the capital Podgorica.(Montenegro Police via AP)

State RTCG television network described the seizure as the biggest ever in the small Adriatic Sea country of some 620,000 people. Montenegrin media reported that police blocked off a broad area during the search operation.

Police said two people were arrested. No other details were immediately available.

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