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Turkey: Police bust trafficking of drug worth close to $1 million

Turkish police Tuesday detained several people over the smuggling of about 15 kilograms of drug worth about $1 million.

Security forces of anti-smuggling branch of Şanlıurfa and Şırnak, southern Turkey, stopped and searched a vehicle heading to western provinces, Daily Sabah reports.

 

The car was carrying 15 kilograms of methamphetamine, a chemical drug substance with a market value of 4.5 million Turkish liras ($808.363).

 

Turkey is a transit country for drug smugglers working between Asia and Europe. In the move to bust the smuggling activities, authorities launched in 2014 “The Rapid Action Plan against Drugs”.

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