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Nearly 150 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

Illicit drug found in truck coming from Iran

Abdullah Soylemez   | 21.02.2020
Nearly 150 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

AGRI, Turkey

Turkish security forces seized 149 kilograms (329 pounds) of heroin in the eastern Agri province, the local governorate said on Friday.

In a statement, the governor’s office said gendarmerie forces recovered the illicit drug from a truck coming from Iran.

Later, the truck driver, who is of Iranian origin, was remanded in custody.

*Writing by Burak Dag


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