By Orhan Onur Gemici
ANKARA (AA) – More than 391 kilograms of heroin were seized during anti-narcotics operations across Turkey, police said Tuesday.
Anti-narcotics operations were carried out in Adana, Adiyaman, Antalya, Ardahan, Ankara, Artvin, Balikesir, Batman, Bingol, Bursa, Cankiri, Diyarbakir, Eskisehir, Istanbul, Izmir, Hakkari, Hatay, Kayseri, Konya, Kutahya, Manisa, Mersin, Sanliurfa, Sirnak and Van, according to a statement released by the Police Headquarters.
During the operations, security forces also seized 1,090 drug pills.
Police arrested 159 suspects over charges of drug trafficking.