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BSF seizes 7 kg heroin worth Rs 35 crore near India-Pakistan border

The heroin is stated to be worth Rs 35 crore in the international black market, the official said.

india Updated: Feb 18, 2017 17:53 IST
Border Security Force

In this file photo from April 2016, officials show seized nine kg of heroin recovered from Pak smugglers at the Border Out Post Bheropal Sector Amritsar.(Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have seized seven kg of heroin, worth Rs 35 crore in the international black market, from near Kakar Border outpost along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Saturday.

Based upon specific information, a special joint search operation was carried out by BSF and a Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) team late last night at the border out post, a BSF official said.

During the operation, seven packets of the drug wrapped in yellow plastic insulation tape were seized, the official said.

The heroin is stated to be worth Rs 35 crore in the international black market, the official said.

No arrest has been made with regard to the seizure, the official said.