6 captured for drug trafficking in Nansha waters

(Xinhua)Updated : 2020-09-10

BEIJING -- The China Coast Guard has ambushed and captured a drug smuggling vessel in waters northwest of Yongshu reef, part of the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea.

Launched in cooperation with the drug enforcement department under the Ministry of Public Security, the operation involved the seizure of a large quantity of drugs and the arrest of six suspects.

The suspects have confessed, and a further investigation is under way.