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Iraqi forces arrest 11 over smuggling drugs in walnuts

Baghdad, Mar 29 (UNI) The Iraqi National Security Service (INSS) said Friday that its forces busted a network of 11 drug dealers involved in smuggling narcotic drugs hidden inside walnuts.
A statement by the INSS said its forces arrested a major transporter smuggling narcotics hidden inside walnuts, adding that after investigation, they were able to detain the rest of the network members who were active in the capital Baghdad and the provinces of Basra, al-Qadisiyah, and Wasit.
The statement noted that the INSS forces raided a hideout belonging to these smugglers and found a quantity of narcotic drugs.
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15 people killed as storms hit southern U S states

27 May 2024 | 11:46 AM

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