` Custom Officers Seize `150 KG of Heroin ' Hidden in a Truck crossing into Poland from Ukraine '

#AceWorldNews – POLAND – April 04 – Customs officers seized 150kg of heroin hidden in a truck crossing into Poland from Ukraine on Friday, Polish authorities said.

The drugs were wrapped in 300 plastic bags hidden beneath the trailer floor of the truck, which tried to cross into Poland near the town of Medyka at about 0200 GMT, Reuters reported.

This is one of the biggest heroin busts in Europe for years.

TASS – According to representatives of the Polish Finance Ministry, this is the largest consignment of heavy drugs confiscated in Poland over a period of seven years. Its approximate cost on the black market may come to around $10 million.


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#Argentina : “Eighteen People Dead After `Stolen Truck Collides with Bus’ on route from Buenos Aires to Santiago”

#AceWorldNews says Eighteen people have died after a truck travelling on the wrong side of the road smashed into a passenger bus en route from Buenos Aires to Santiago on Friday.

Both vehicles burst into flames upon impact, 660km north-east of the western city of Mendoza. Thirty passengers and two drivers were on the bus, with both drivers being among the dead.

Local reports state that the truck had been stolen and was travelling at high speed.

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