Two drug dealers were caught carrying 200 bricks of heroin (70 kg) and 400 synthetic drug tablets during a police ambush in northern Thai Nguyen province at 2:15am on February 17.

Pham Van Thao, born in 1980 and from Thai Nguyen province and Le Van Hoat, born in 1983 and from Nam Dinh province, were arrested while transporting drugs in a car en route from northern Son La to Bac Kan province.

This is the biggest case reported in the province so far.

Further investigation into the case was launched.-VNA