HAKKARI, Turkey

Police in southeastern Turkey captured more than 54 kilograms (119 pounds) of heroin, local authorities said on Friday.

Drug was discovered in a suspicious vehicle that was stopped at police check-point at the Yuksekova district of Hakkari province, said a statement by the local governor’s office.

The driver of the car was arrested, the statement added.

*Writing by Ahmet Gencturk

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