Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City have seized 2.2 kg of heroin smuggled into the country.

The drugs were hidden in the luggage of Li Chunying, 26, a Chinese national.

Li and the confiscated heroin were handed over to the HCM City Police.

Customs officers at the airport have uncovered nine cases of drug trafficking so far this year and seized 20 kg of heroin in total.-VNA