10,000 ancient coins seized during anti-smuggling operation in Turkey's Kütahya

Published 06.12.2018 00:00
Updated 06.12.2018 12:31
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Turkish security forces on Thursday confiscated around 10,000 historical coins dating back to Roman and Byzantine eras in the Aegean province of Kütahya.

In an anti-smuggling operation, the gendarmerie raided a gas station after a tip off that a group of people were plotting a historical artifacts smuggling.

The gendarmerie caught four suspects in the act.

The suspects were taken to the provincial office of gendarmerie following medical check-up.

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