Oct 20, 2018, 5:20 PM
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Iran seizes over 2 tons of drugs in Southeastern province

Zahedan, Oct 20, IRNA – Police in Sistan and Balouchestan province confiscated over two tons of different kinds of narcotics in a hit and run operation in the province's city of Nikshahr.

Commander for anti-drug department of Sistan-Baluchestan provincial police Brigadier General Mohammad Ghanbari said on Saturday that police forces in the province confiscated some 2.122 tons of various drug narcotics in a hit and run operation on Friday night in the city of Nikshahr.

The drug traffickers were to ship the narcotics in speed cars, but they were identified and arrested by police in the province, he said.

During the exchange of fire between police forces and drug traffickers, several drug traffickers were arrested, but others escaped by taking advantage from the dark weather, General Ghanbari said.

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