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1held with 13 kg of heroin in Samangan

1held with 13 kg of heroin in Samangan

Jul 06, 2015 - 16:24

AIBAK (Pajhwok): Police in northern Samangan province detained an alleged drug smuggler and recovered 13 kilograms of heroin from his possession, an official said on Monday.

Col. Abdul Haq Sherzad, director counternarcotics, told Pajhwok Afghan News the contraband was concealed in a car, which was recovered by police in the Larghan village of Aibak, the provincial capital.

The diver has been detained, he said, adding that the illicit material was being transferred to Balkh province from Takhar.

The official said 286 kilograms of heroin, 28 kilograms of opium and 94 kilograms of hashish had been seized in the province during the ongoing year.





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