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“All 5,400 bags were de stuffed and thoroughly examined and we found 830 pouches each weighing between 145 grams to 155 grams. The total weight of heroin was 125 kilograms,” Babar Ali Shah, a customs official told reporters. “We have arrested the clearing agent and one of his employees,” Shah said. Officials said the heroin was smuggled from neighbouring Afghanistan through Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “This is the second biggest heroin seizure in the history of Pakistan,” another customs official Qamar Thalh ugg bailey button o said, putting the value of the stash at $0.55 million on the local market and $13.75 million on the international market. He said the narcotic hidden in a container was booked for Malaysia. Pakistan has more than four million drug addicts in a population of nearly 180 million, according to figures compiled by the ANF, which is responsible for investigating and prosecuting drug offences. Opium poppy is grown on the Pakistan Afghanistan border, a region infamous for ugg bailey button Taliban and Al Qaeda linked strongholds, and branded the most dangerous place in the world for Americans ugg bailey button by US Presid ugg bailey button ent Barack Obama. Pakistan has a 2,500 kilometre (1,560 mile) porous border with Afghanistan, which supplies 90 percent of the world’s opium used to make heroin. (AFP)

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