quetta - Frontier Corps Balochistan seized 1.8 tonnes of opium from Turbat district, south-west of Quetta on Friday. The official spokesman of Frontier Corps Balochistan Murtaza Baig told this scribe that a suspected vehicle was spotted moving towards Iranian border in the darkness in the jurisdiction of Nawano check post in Buleda tehsil.

He said that the personnel of FC chased the vehicle which was left abandoned by its occupants. After the search, FC men recovered 188 bags each weighing 10 kg of opium.