Turkish police find 27,500 smuggled cigarette packs in fake ambulance

DAILY SABAH WITH AA
OSMANIYE, Turkey
Published 08.11.2015 14:08
Updated 08.11.2015 14:16
Turkish police find 27,500 smuggled cigarette packs in fake ambulance

Two smugglers have been arrested for smuggling cigarettes with a fake ambulance on Sunday in Turkey's southern Osmaniye province.

Officers from the Anti-smuggling and Organized Crime Department stopped the ambulance at a check point on the highway after they became

Officers from the Anti-smuggling and Organized Crime Department seize smuggled cigarette packs (AA Photo) suspicious of the smugglers who turned the sirens on after noticing the control point.

To the surprise of the officers, there were no patients or ambulance equipment but 27,500 packs of smuggled cigarettes.

The smugglers, who were wearing aprons used by health officers, used fake number plates and modified the van to make it look like an ambulance.

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