Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seize 153 kilograms of heroin worth $4.1 million

Turkish police seized 153 kilograms (337 pounds) of Italy-bound heroin worth an estimated 15.3 million Turkish liras ($4.14 million) in northeastern Ağrı province, bordering Iran, Daily Sabah reports.

Customs Enforcement Anti-Smuggling and Intelligence Units stopped the truck en route to Italy from Iran after receiving intelligence that it was smuggling large amounts of heroin.

The officials said the drugs were first detected by the drug detection dog "Maddox" and then found the stash that was hidden on rear floor of the vehicle.

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