Turkish security forces impound 360 kg of heroin

Turkish security forces impounded 360 kg of heroin in two separate counter-narcotics operations.

Turkish security forces impound 360 kg of heroin

Turkish security forces impounded 360 kg of heroin in two separate counter-narcotics operations.

Security forces stopped and searched a lorry in Istanbul which was on its way to European countries. During the search, they found 140 kg of heroin brought in from Afghanistan. 18 people were detained for their alleged involvement in illicit drug trafficking.

In the northwestern province of Canakkale, security forces seized 220 kg of heroin hidden in cache of a foreign-registered lorry. Driver of the lorry was detained.

Full investigations into the illicit drugs are under way.

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