Golds belonging Hittite, Urartu era seized in Turkey
Turkish security forces confiscated three kilograms (about 6.61 pounds) of two gold bars on Feb. 14 that dates to the ancient Hittite-Urartu civilizations, in eastern Van province.
Gendarmerie forces searched an intercity bus in the Erciş district as part of historical artifact smuggling operations.
The gold was seized in a passenger's bag on the bus.
The suspect was detained.