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Thanh Hoa (VNA) – Police in the north central province of Thanh Hoa has arrested three people for smuggling heroin from Laos to Vietnam.

The three residents of Muong Ly commune, Muong Lat district, were caught red-handed transporting three bricks of heroin was arrested on June 26 in Trung Son commune, Quan Hoa mountainous district.

The police seized three bricks of heroin and other objects relating to drug trafficking.

The men confessed that they purchased the drug in Laos and brought it to Thanh Hoa to sell. 

More investigation is underway.-VNA