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China SW border prefecture seizes 1.6 tonnes of drugs in 2016

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-02-04 16:02

KUNMING -- Border police in a prefecture in Southwest China's Yunnan province seized 1.6 tonnes of narcotics in 2016, the police announced Saturday.

Police in Dehong Dai-Jingpo autonomous prefecture completed investigations into 668 drug-related crimes and arrested 662 suspects in 2016.

The prefecture is near the opium-growing Golden Triangle.

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