Greek Drug Squad Seizes 300 kilos of Heroin in Trucks at Port of Patras



Heroin in PatrasGreek Drug Squad seized more than 300 kilos of heroin hidden in two trucks at the port of Patras, Greece, which were about to board a ship to Italy, authorities said on Friday, adding that the police operation is still underway.

Greek Police have arrested the two truck drivers, who are Slovak nationals, while authorities from Athens and Patras are continuing their joint operation to dismantle the organized drug trafficking ring believed to be directing drugs to Greece and other European countries.

According to Greek media, more drugs were located elsewhere and further arrests have been made, but details are expected to be revealed later on Saturday when the police investigation is completed.

(source: ana-mpa)