November 1, 2017 - 13:27 AMT
Armenia border officers seize 105kg of heroin at checkpoint with Iran

The Armenian border officers have found 105kg of heroin in a truck crossing the border from Iran.

A DAF refrigerated truck belonging to a Georgian company and driven by Turkish citizen Ferdi Ozdemiri underwent an X-ray examination and was afterwards transferred to Yerevan.

During further inspection, 105kg of heroin was found in a specially-designed hideout.

All the materials have been transferred to the investigation service of the National Security Service for launching proceedings.