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Turkish security forces seize 1 ton of cannabis
Seven PKK-affiliated suspects were taken into custody during an anti-drug operation in Istanbul
ERSIN ÇELIK,  Yeni Şafak  Wednesday 12:04, 15 February 2017
The drugs have a market value of TL 15 million ($4.12 million).

The drugs have a market value of TL 15 million ($4.12 million).

The Istanbul Anti-Drug Control Division seized 1 ton of cannabis in Istanbul's Pendik district on Tuesday evening.


Seven suspects with suspected links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) were taken into custody.




The drugs have a market value of TL 15 million ($4.12 million). Security forces suspect that the profit obtained from the sale of the drugs would go to the PKK.


Security forces investigated and tracked a truck carrying cannabis from Diyarbakır to Istanbul. The truck was stopped in Pendik and searched with drug-detecting dogs.





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