Turkish Police seize 420kg of drugs at Istanbul airport
Turkish customs enforcement teams seized 420 kilogrammes of drugs valued million at Turkeys biggest Istanbul Airport, local media reported on Thursday.

During a series of operations, the units seized a Khat-type drug in six bags which belonged to two travellers.

These bags were detected inside a vehicle at the parking zone of the airport, the Demiroren news agency said.

The Police also found a remarkable amount of Khat inside a package declared as a textile item coming from Nigeria to be sent to the United States via Istanbul.

At a separate operation, the Police caught six kilogrammes of cocaine inside a suitcase of a passenger, who was checked by an x-ray device and narcotic detector dog.

A total of nine suspects have been detained in operations, according to Demiroren.

Source: NAN News