Drugs, ammunition seized in operation in southeastern Turkey
DİYARBAKIR / KONYA – Anadolu Agency
Police conducted morning raids on some 70 residences in the Konya operation. AA photoSecurity forces have seized 250 kilograms of drugs and ammunition in an operation backed by air support in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.
The ammunition seized in the operation launched in the Lice district includes 138 Kalashnikov bullets, 37 Kanas bullets, and two Kanas clips.
Meanwhile, 60 people have been detained in the central Anatolian town Konya in a drug operation.
Anti-smuggling and Organized Crime Branch of the Konya Police Department reportedly began to follow suspects six months ago on charges of drug smuggling. After collecting evidence, a group of 600 police officers simultaneously raided some 70 residences in the morning hours of Jan. 28.
Some drugs, heroin and an unlicensed gun have been seized by the police.
51 of 64 suspects, who were detained in another drug operation in Konya two weeks ago, were arrested, the reports said.