PCG seizes 3000 liters of smuggled petroleum


KARACHI: Pakistan Coast Guards (PCG) officials have seized 3000 liters of petroleum in open sea near Gwadar.

PCG sea-patrolling party seized one speed boat carrying about 3000 liters of illegal petroleum at Jiwani in Balochistan. The petroleum was being smuggled from Iran and was to be transported to Karachi.

PCG team intercepted private boat in the open sea when it was approaching the coast. Petroleum along with boat has been taken into custody for further processing.

Further investigation was under process by PCG special investigation team.

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