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Over 140 kg heroin discovered in eastern Iran

Mashad, Razavi Khorassan Prov., Head of Razavi Khorasan Province's Judiciary said that a narcotics smuggling gang was annihilated in the provincial city of Taybad and 143 kg heroin was also discovered.

Smugglers who were from Afghanistan had entered Iran through Dogharoon Border.

They were investigated and arrested by intelligence forces.

In addition to narcotics consignment, an oil tanker was also confiscated, he added.

The operation was accomplished with cooperation of border guards.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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