Drugs seized in Yazd as much as 1.2 tons

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Iran’s anti-narcotics police forces have seized 1,270 kilograms of illicit drugs in a single operation in the central province of Yazd, a provincial police commander announced on Sunday. Second Brigadier General Mohammadreza Mir-Heidari said that following comprehensive intelligence activities, the police forces traced the haul of the illicit drugs in a sedan, which was destined for the northern parts of Iran and seized the convoy in Yazd. According to him, the consignment included 850 kilograms of opium and 430 kilograms of morphine.