Kazakh police seize one ton of drugs for 6 days
ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan's transport police seized more than one ton of drugs during a six-day international counter-drugs operation held September 11-16, police press service said.
This operation is purposed to shut down drug-smuggling channels from Afghanistan and China through the state borders of the Central Asian region and the Caspian Sea water area, suppress supplies of precursors to Afghanistan.
72 passenger, 33 mail and 37 cargo trains were inspected during the operation so far to discover above one ton of various drugs, including 2 kg of heroin.
For the past 8 months police seized 7 tons 670 kg of drugs, including above 12 kg of heroin.