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Death toll from bootleg alcohol rises to 30

At least 30 people have died and 20 more have been hospitalized in the last two weeks in Istanbul after consuming bootleg alcohol.

The victims, most of the citizens of Turkmenistan living in Istanbul, rubbed the toxic substance on their bodies before consuming it in an attempt to protect themselves against the coronavirus, according to the police sources.

Bulgarian Detained with 10 kg of Heroin at Malko Tarnovo Border Checkpoint

A Bulgarian was arrested while trying to transport 10 kg of heroin across the country's border, the District Prosecutor's Office in Burgas announced.

The drug trafficker was detained at the Malko Turnovo border checkpoint on March 13th. The drug, distributed in 22 packages, was stashed in a car with which the man traveled from Turkey to Bulgaria.

Two Iranian Citizens Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle 687 kg of Heroin worth about BGN 62 Million

Haskovo District Prosecutor's Office has pressed charges against two Iranian citizens for attempting to smuggle 687 kg of heroin worth about BGN 62 million, said the press office of the Appellate Prosecutor's Office - Plovdiv, Focus News Agency reported.

One Tonne of Cocaine Seized in Venezuelan Waters

One tonne of cocaine was seized aboard the Ares ship in Venezuelan waters.

Montenegrin nationals are arrested, the Montenegrin State Police Service said.

The Office points out that is a result of a multi-month international action initiated by the Montenegrin police in cooperation with the Dutch, British and Serbian police.

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