Sistan & Baluchestan (IP) - The deputy commander of Sistan and Baluchestan police announced the seizure of over 1.2 tons of narcotics in an operation in the southeast of Iran.

Iran PressIran news: Colonel Morteza Jokar made the announcement on Tuesday, highlighting that the police forces obtained information on the activities of a drug band in the north and south of the Sistan & Baluchestan Province and found out that the smugglers had plans to transfer the consignment from the southeastern regions to the country.

He explained that the police forces surrounded the smugglers; the smugglers started shooting at police forces when they found themselves ambushed and surrounded.

He noted that 1,239 kg of illicit drugs were confiscated from the smugglers during the operation.

Colonel Jokar added that six smugglers were captured in the operation.


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