Turkey seizes over 6.2 mln drug pills
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
A total of 1,072 kilograms (2,000 pounds) of Captagon drugs – more than 6.2 million pills – were seized during search by customs officials of Hatay province from May 15-16, Mehmet Muş said on Twitter.
Contraband worth over $37 million was found hidden in 11 containers brought to the port for transit to the United Arab Emirates, he also said.
Muş congratulated the local customs officials and the staff of smuggling and intelligence directorate for the operation.
Efforts will continue to curb drug trafficking, he added.