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13.03.2018 17:28 News >> More Than 260 Kilograms Of Drugs Seized İn Turkey

More Than 260 Kilograms Of Drugs Seized İn Turkey

Anti drug operations have been carried out in Konya, Adana Habur and Edremit provinces.

More than 200 kilograms (441 pounds) of marijuana and 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of heroin have been seized during anti-drug operations across Turkey, a ministry statement and a police source said Friday.

In southern Adana province, 217 kilograms (478 pounds) of marijuana was seized, a police source said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.

In a written statement, Ministry of Customs and Trade also said customs guards launched an operation following a tip-off at the Habur border gate between southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq.

The guards confiscated more than 50 kilograms (110 pounds) of heroin from a lorry they stopped at the gate; three suspects were also held.

In another operation in northwestern Balikesir province, anti-narcotics teams seized more than 500 ecstasy pills, according to a provincial governor's office written statement.

In central Konya province, security forces detained four university students suspected of growing marijuana in their house located in Selcuklu district of Konya after finding a heater, fan and a lighting system in a cabinet drawer. Additionally, 50 grams of ready-to-sell marijuana was seized from the house. -



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