Police seizes 566 kilos of heroin in Turkey’s Hakkari

Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced on Thursday that police in the southeastern Turkish province of Hakkari nabbed a record haul of 566 kilos (1248 lbs) of heroin in an operation. The minister, congratulating police officers who took part in the operation in a social media post, said the heroin was seized in the province’s Yüksekova district.

Hakkari is one of the provinces in the country's southeast where security forces have launched counter-narcotics operations in the past...