The US Coast Guard has released video showing a dramatic, high-speed ocean chase that ended with the capture of a purpose-built semi-submersible allegedly carrying a large amount of cocaine.

The chase and seizure took place in international waters in the eastern Pacific Ocean on 18 June.

The Coast Guard said more than 17,000kg of cocaine and 400kg of marijuana worth a combined estimated $569 million have been seized in 14 separate operations targeting suspected drug smuggling off the coast of Mexico between May and July, 2019.


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