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Tajik border police kill Afghan smuggler

Tajik border police kill Afghan smuggler

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Jun 12, 2014 - 12:16

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Drug Control Agency's Department for Khatlon region of Tajikistan and border guards of Panj district while foiling to transfer large amount of drugs from Afghanistaninfo-icon, has killed an Afghan drug smuggler, reports said.

An armed clash occurred between the border guards and Afghan traffickers near the Shurkul border checkpoint. As a result, one of the drugs traffickers was killed, another detained and the third managed to flee.

The Tajik border personnel recovered a 12mm hunting carbine and a large plastic bag with more than 13 kilograms of hashish and three kilograms of heroin.

A criminal probe was launched and the case was being investigated.

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