Argentina: Laced cocaine batch kills over a dozen people
04 February 2022 | 4:25 pm
Authorities in Buenos Aires are searching to determine what the cocaine was mixed with. Over 50 people were also hospitalized after ingesting the tainted batch of the hard drug.
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