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3 drug smugglers arrested in Nimroz

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3 drug smugglers arrested in Nimroz

Aug 08, 2016 - 16:42

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Three drug smugglers have been arrested by police after a brief clash in Zaranj City, the provincial capital of southwestern Nimroz province, an official said on Monday.

Provincial crime branch Chief Col. Abdulhadi Azizi, told Pajhwok Afghan News the smugglers were arrested during a police ambush late on Sunday.

He said one of the smugglers was injured during the ambush.

Azizi did not provide details about the identities of the detainees, but said two Kalashnikovs, one machine gun, a rocket launcher, a walkie-talkie, and a vehicle were seized from them.

A security official, who wished to go unnamed said, the smugglers had hided the drugs before police reaching them.



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