Heroin seized at Serbia-Bulgaria border

Serbian border police have seized 20kg (44lb) of heroin at a border crossing with Bulgaria – the biggest drug seizure this year in the Balkan country.

Serbian border police have seized 20kg (44lb) of heroin at a border crossing with Bulgaria – the biggest drug seizure this year in the Balkan country.

Police chief Ivica Dacic said the drugs were found in a car driven by two Dutch citizens of Turkish origin last night.

He said the street value of the heroin is about €500,000.

Mr Dacic said the pair were travelling from Turkey along the so-called Balkan route which is used to smuggle drugs from Afghanistan via Turkey and the Balkan countries to Western Europe

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