On May 3, an unknown target was detected and taken under technical control by the technical monitoring station of the Coastal Guard of the State Border Service (SBS) of Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea crossing the middle classic line from the Islamic Republic of Iran and moving in the north direction, press service of SBS told APA.
The smuggling of drugs from Iran to the Republic of Azerbaijan in the southern direction of the Caspian Sea was prevented.
A bag tied to an industrially made anchor 12 miles from the coast was discovered by a Coastal Guard patrol vessel in the territorial waters of the Republic of Azerbaijan of the Caspian Sea.
During the inspection of the bag, narcotic drug "marijuana" with a total weight of 6 kilograms and 630 grams was found and taken away.
The operative-investigative measure on the fact is being continued.