Turkey confiscates 100 kg of heroin in eastern city

Turkish security forces confiscated 100 kg of heroin in an operation conducted in Ercis town of eastern province of Van.

Turkey confiscates 100 kg of heroin in eastern city

Turkish security forces confiscated 100 kg of heroin in an operation conducted in Ercis town of eastern province of Van on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off, security forces stopped a truck on way to Istanbul from Van.

Upon a search conducted in the truck, security officials found a total of 100 kg of heroin hidden in separate components of the truck.

The driver of the truck has been taken into custody.

The heroin confiscated today is worth around 1.5 million TL in the market. (1 USD = 1.65 TL)

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