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16 January 2018 - 16:28

In the past 48 hours, 69 trespassers have been arrested in border areas and 1,100 liters of smuggled fuel have been discovered in Taybad, eastern Iran, said the commander of the Taybad border guards.

'The fuel traffickers and the intruders were arrested by the Dogharoon police station,' said Colonel Kazem Samadi.

He added since the beginning of the Iranian year (starting March 20, 2017), some 3,600 border intruders have been arrested in Iran's Razavi Khorasan Province border areas with Afghanistan.

Colonel Samadi also said that in the same period, over 2,800 kg of narcotics, 95% of which was synthetic drugs, have been found and confiscated in the region.

Razavi Khorasan is one of the eastern provinces of Iran with 300 km of border with Afghanistan.

 

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