Over 100 kg of heroin seized in eastern Turkey

Turkish police seized 100.1 kilograms (220.5 pounds) of heroin in the eastern province of Van, according to officials on July 27.

In a statement, the provincial security directorate said the drugs were recovered from a van stopped in the Seyrantepe neighborhood in the Tuşba district.

A sniffer dog helped in the search and a driver, identified only by initials H.K, was arrested.

The drugs were hidden in 203 packages in the fuel tank of the van.


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