Over 400 kg of heroin seized in SE Turkey


HAKKARI, Turkey 

Turkish security forces found 401 kg of heroin from a vehicle in southeastern Hakkari province, the provincial governor’s office said on Thursday.

In a statement, it said that security teams continue their operations against illicit drug trade and production without any letup.

In this context, a vehicle believed to be transporting drugs to the western provinces was stopped in the Yuksekova district of the province. While the hidden contraband was seized, a suspect was detained.

*Writing by Ali Murat Alhas in Ankara


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