The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) security department has recovered at least 15 kilogrammes of heroin from a flight today with the help of Anti-Narcotics Force.

"PIA's security department, with the assistance of Anti-Narcotics Force, has recovered approximately 15 kg of heroin from an aircraft which was at the hangar in Karachi undergoing C check," Daniyal Gilani said in a statement.

"The matter is being investigated by all agencies concerned," the statement added.