Handout picture released from Rio de Janeiro State's Military Police on November 6, 2014 showing one ton of drug seizure
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Brazil police find three tonnes of drugs at Rio airport

Three tonnes of drugs, believed to be cocaine, have reportedly been seized by police near a landing strip at Rio de Janeiro's international airport.

According to local media, the drugs were concealed in 12 water barrels and hidden in bushes. Firearms were also found at the site.

Claire Brennan reports.

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