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Turkish customs confiscate 25 kg of heroin

Heroin seized at the Gurbulak Customs Gate, Turkish-Iranian border

Fatih Hafız Mehmet   | 17.02.2019
Turkish customs confiscate 25 kg of heroin

Ankara

By Aysenur Saglam

ANKARA

A total of 25 kilograms (55 pounds) of heroin was seized at the Turkish-Iranian border by Turkish customs, according to an official statement.

A truck coming from Iran to Turkey suspected of drug trafficking was searched at the Gurbulak Customs Gate, the Turkish Trade Ministry said on Sunday.

During the search, the heroin, hidden under the bed in the driver's cab, was seized.

An investigation regarding the incident is ongoing, the statement added.

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