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In this photo released by Ukraine's prosecutor-general's office on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, showing about 1 metric ton (1.1 ton) of heroin estimated at to be worth dollars 81 million, seized in Ukraine's western city of Lviv.  Authorities have said in a statement that smugglers intended to take the heroin consignment into the European Union, and four Turkish citizens have been detained. (Ukraine's prosecutor-general's office via AP)

Ukraine seizes ton of heroin destined for Europe

Jan. 6, 2021 10:28 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian officials say they have seized about 1 metric ton (1.1 tons) of heroin that smugglers intended to take into European Union countries and that four Turkish citizens have been detained in the case. A statement late Tuesday from the national prosecutor-general’s office said the...