Massive heroin shipment confiscated by Serbian authorities

Massive heroin shipment confiscated by Serbian authorities
Massive heroin shipment confiscated by Serbian authorities

Serbian authorities seized more than 160 kilograms (353 pounds) of heroin.

The drugs were discovered in a truck with Turkish registration plates, which was entering Serbia from Bulgaria, the customs officers said.

They said the street value of the heroin was estimated at 5 million EUR(US$7 million).

Balkans is a key route for smuggling of heroin and other drugs to Western Europe.