Oct 10, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Isfahan in addicts 500 than more arrest Police drug 525 arrested have officers Anti-drug -- IRNA 10, Oct Isfahan, Information plan, Aladiat the of implementation in Isfahan in addicts .Wednesday reported police Isfahan the of Bureau Dissemination were drugs possessing people 101 and peddlers drug 59 Some is which plan Aladiat the of framework the within too apprehended .abusers drug and drugs the from areas contaminated the purge to meant were hashish of g 78 and opium of kg 87.5 heroin, of kg 125 About .pushers drug the from seized also 600,000 drugs illicit abusing people million 8.1 about are There drug the of Most .occasionally drugs narcotic abuse whom of out by particular in heroin, of consumption the but opium consume addicts .rise the on is injection, .Afghanistan from trafficking drug illicit the with faced is Iran Afghanistan said recently Abouei Mehdi official police top A International" said he .world the in drugs of percent 70 supplies While ".networks smuggling drug confront to needed is cooperation Iran the drugs, haul to routes other to switched have traffickers .added he favored, still is route anti-drug 423 over out carried has police year this far, So been have traffickers 199 which in regions eastern the in operations been also have officers police 41 .arrested 282 and killed .martyred been have narcotics of tons 4.52 year, the of half first the In and Khorassan in been have tons 152.21 which of seized census country-wide a that said Abouei .provinces Sistan-Baluchestan .future near the in conducted be will addicts of which trade drug international the of crossroads the on sits Iran in markets to Pakistan and Afghanistan in sources from originates against battle The .states Gulf Persian the and Europe Asia, Central seen has borders, eastern the in particularly trafficking, drug throughout battles drug-related in killed officers police of thousands .decades two past the over country the HB/JB End