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Antiques seized in N Iran

Tehran, Ancient items, dating back to the first millennium BC, were confiscated in Behshahr, Mazandaran Province, northern Iran.

'Mazandaran police captured the smugglers of antiques as soon as it was informed,' said Second Brigadier General Amir Rahmat-Elahi on Tuesday.

'In two different operations, nine items, including pottery and clay jugs, were found and seized.'

The detained were delivered to the judicial authorities, he added.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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