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Dog sniffs out 100 kg heroin in Turkey

Jan 21 2013, 10:48am CST | by

Ankara, Jan 21 (IANS) About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.

Ankara, Jan 21 — About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said. The cache of heroin was recovered...

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Dog sniffs out 100 kg heroin in Turkey

Jan 21 2013, 10:48am CST | by

Ankara, Jan 21 (IANS) About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.

Ankara, Jan 21 — About 100 kg of heroin was seized from a truck with the help of a sniffer dog during a security operation Monday in Turkey, a media report said.

The cache of heroin was recovered following a tip-off in the country's Samsun province where it was being carried hidden in a truck, Xinhua reported.

The driver of the truck was detained for ferrying the illicit drugs, said the report.

In another incident, security forces seized 288 kg of hashish and 557 opiate drugs in the capital city of Ankara Monday. Fifteen people were arrested in connection with the illicit drugs.

Turkey has long been a key transit point along the drug smuggling route from Asia and Middle East to Europe.

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Lorain church to distribute heroin antidote kits

Nov 3 2014 5:00am CST | Source: Elyria Chronicle-Telegram

LORAIN — From saving souls to saving lives. Greater Victory Christian Ministries next Sunday will become the first church in Lorain County to distribute Narcan, a nasal spray that can revive overdosing opiate users. The goal is to distribute Narcan kits to people who might be reluctant to attend distributions at traditional locations such as Read More...The post Lorain church to distribute heroin antidote kits appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this st ...
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