Large consignment of smuggled fuel seized on Kazakh-Russian border

Photo: Large consignment of smuggled fuel seized on Kazakh-Russian border / Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan, Jan. 8

By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

A Russian citizen carrying smuggled fuel was detained by border guards at the Zhaisan auto checkpoint of the Aktobe border unit on the Kazakh-Russian border, the Border Service of the Kazakh National Security Committee said today.

"The detainee tried to transport 10 tons of diesel fuel from Kazakhstan using a ZIL-133 car," the service reported. "There were no documents permitting the cargo."

The law enforcement bodies of the Martuk district were informed and an investigation is underway.

Translated by NH

Edited by SM

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