Bulgarian customs officials confiscated more than 288 kilograms (635 pounds) of heroin hidden on a truck from Iran, prosecutors announced Thursday.
The haul was the biggest amount of heroin seized at Bulgaria’s borders this year, the customs agency said.
Two men — the Iranian truck driver and a Turkish man, who was allegedly to receive the drugs in Bulgaria — were detained and indicted for drug trafficking, the Haskovo regional prosecution said in a statement.
They risk jail terms from 15 to 20 years, it added.
The drugs were placed in 144 packages hidden…