23 arrested in northern drug trafficking raid

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Police in the northern city of Hai Phong detained 23 people when busting a drug ring in a local neighborhood Sunday.


They also confiscated over 103 packets of heroin, VND30 million (US$1,586) in cash, and nearly 600 syringes during their raid at the neighborhood in Kinh Giao Village, Hai Duong District.


Police said most of the arrestees were related.


Initial information showed that six families and a soft drink shop in the neighborhood, housing some 30 families, traded in drugs.


Investigations are ongoing.

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