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More than 30 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

Turkish police seize 58 packages of heroin concealed in truck

12.02.2019
More than 30 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

VAN, Turkey 

Turkish police seized 30.34 kilograms (66.88 pounds) of heroin in an operation in the eastern province of Van, local prosecutors said Tuesday.

Anti-narcotic teams seized at least 58 packages of the drug from a truck, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Two suspects were held.

Reporting by Necat Hazar:Writing by Erdogan Cagatay Zontur

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