KR Security Council captures 107 drug traffickers

381 kilograms of drugs were confiscated in the operation
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the logo of Kurdistan Region Security Council (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
the logo of Kurdistan Region Security Council (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Kurdistan Region Security Council announced on Wednesday that their forces arrested 107 drug traffickers and 481 substance abusers.

381 kilograms of drugs were confiscated in the operation which consists of: 10.596 kilograms of Crystal meth, 876 grams of Heroin, 1,881 kilograms of Hashish, 177 grams of Jamaican drug, 71 grams of Cannabis, 110 sheets of Tramadol and eight vases were marijuana planted, as well as two large washing machines where 367,240 kilograms of Captagon hidden.

KR Security Council urges the citizens of the Kurdistan Region to refrain from using drugs and inform the security forces to capture those who use and deal with drugs.

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