Iran’s Customs Officials Destroy 14 Tons of Smuggled Iraqi Milk
Iran's customs officials in the northwestern Mahabad city have destroyed some 14 tons of contraband Iraqi dry milk, a senior customs official said.
Head of the Customs Administration Edalat Esfahani told the official Iranian news agency that “the total value of the destroyed haul worth 120 million rials ($70m).”
He added that the smuggled dry milk were not consumable.
The contraband, smuggled from Iraq, were set on fire at the presence of officials from health, veterinary, justice as well as customs offices, he said.
Customs officials had already destroyed some 12 tons of dry milk, smuggled from Iraq, he said, adding that some 200 people have been arrested, pending legal action – Albawaba.com
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