Iran Busts Int’l Drug, Arms Smuggling Ring

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says its forces have broken up an international weapons, ammunition and narcotics smuggling network in the northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.

Intelligence agents identified and apprehended key members of the smuggling ring led by two foreign nationals inside the country.

The arrests were made in two operations where the ammo and drug smuggling ring’s kingpin and 3 key members were arrested and some 520 kilogrammes of heroin were seized.

Large depots of arms and munitions were also discovered in provincial border villages and more than 500 different types of handguns, assault rifles and hunting guns as well as a considerable amount of ammunition were confiscated.

Subscribe
The IFP Editorial Staff is composed of dozens of skilled journalists, news-writers, and analysts whose works are edited and published by experienced editors specialized in Iran News. The editor of each IFP Service is responsible for the report published by the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website, and can be contacted through the ways mentioned in the "IFP Editorial Staff" section.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here