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1.3 tons of drugs seized SE Iran

Zahedan, About 1.376 tons of narcotics was found in Iranshahr, Sistan-Baluchstan Province, southeastern Iran, said Police Commander in the province on Thursday.

'Following the information received and constant investigation, the members of the gang were arrested in two cars on the road on Wednesday,' said Brigadier-General Mohammad Qanbari.

Police arrested two people and seized 1,339.075 ton of opium, 29.2 kilograms of hashish, and 7.910 kilograms of heroin.

He also said there are no safe areas in Iran for drug-traffickers.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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