Colombian police seize six tons of cocaine

The drugs were found in 991 small packets tightly wrapped in dark plastic tape, marked with a variety of symbols such as a puma and a crescent, and stuffed inside 32 duffel bags.

Police chief General Oscar Naranjo said the seizure was a blow for the drug gang run by the major drug runner "Comba," whose real name is Luis Enrique Calle Serna. He heads the criminal network called "Los Rastrojos," made up largely of former paramilitary troopers.

Colombia remained the world's top cocaine producer, with 410 metric tons, in 2009, the latest year for which the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has figures.

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