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Bulgaria Seizes 288 Kilos of Heroin in Truck From Iran 


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…



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