290kg hashish seized in Karachi
KARACHI: The personnel of Pakistan Coast Guards seized 290 kilogrammes of fine quality hashish from Nigore, near Gwadar airport. The officials had received information regarding smuggling of narcotics near Nigore and a special mobile team was deputed for snap checking.
The team spotted a suspicious truck and when they signalled it to stop the passengers opened fire which was retaliated by the coast guard officials. However, the traffickers managed to flee taking advantage of the darkness and the irregular terrain but left behind the truck which contained 290 kilogrammes of fine quality hashish worth more than four million dollars in the international market.