Iran Agents Report Major Drug Haul

From Reuters

Iranian agents seized nearly four tons of narcotics worth $140 million and rounded up more than 15,000 smugglers and addicts in a three-week sweep, a law enforcement officer said Monday.

Mokhtar Kalantari, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Committee, said on Iranian television that the campaign had netted 1,650 pounds of morphine, 6,500 pounds of opium and hashish and 45 pounds of heroin. He said four major smuggling rings had been smashed and 1,520 smugglers and 14,370 addicts arrested.

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