SOFIA (AFP) - Bulgarian authorities have found 170 kilogrammes (370 kilos) of cocaine stuffed in a existence jacket floating inside the Black Sea, an legitimate said Wednesday, simply days after packets of medicine washed ashore in neighbouring Romania.

The existence jacket filled with "high quality" cocaine turned into located near the port of Shabla inside the us of a s north east, not a ways from the Romanian border, Bulgarian indoors Minister Mladen Marinov said.

authorities suspect a "excessive-sea drug transport" between crews, he stated, adding his united states was operating with Romania to research the matter.

In Romania, some 330 kilogrammes of cocaine have been determined these days with packets of the drug washing ashore at the usa s Black coastline when you consider that remaining week.

On March 20, more than a tonne of cocaine packed into 36 plastic bags seemingly from the equal shipment had been located in a boat that capsized inside the Danube delta.

two Serbians have been arrested in reference to that discovery.

Romania and Bulgaria are key transit factors for cocaine originating in Latin the usa destined for western Europe.