(GEN) NARCOTICS POLICE SEIZE HUGE QUANTITY OF DRUGS IN EASTERN TURKEY.VAN, Sep 5, 2009 (TUR tur: see ibex. ) -- Turkish anti-drug police seized 68 kg of heroin and two tons of chemicals used in heroin production in two separate operations in eastern Turkey.
After receiving a tip off, police teams stopped a luxurious car in eastern province of Van and found a total of 68 kg of heroin stashed in hidden compartments of the car by the help of sniffer dogs sniffer dog
one trained to detect the presence of specified materials, usually drugs or explosives, by smell. The dogs can be of any breed. .
In another operation in Van, police followed two trucks carrying red bricks to Iran from Turkey. Police searched the trucks and found two tons of acetic anhydride Noun 1. acetic anhydride - a compound that is needed in order to refine opium into heroin
anhydride - a compound formed from one or more other compounds in a reaction resulting in removal of water , an essential chemical precursor used for heroin conversion, hidden in bricks. Police said trucks were on their way to Iran from Europe.
Police arrested two people in connection with illicit drugs.
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