Record heroin bust in Indian Ocean

International navy coalition seizes more than a tonne of heroin being smuggled through the 'Smack Track'.

    A drug raid has seized the largest recorded haul of heroin in the Indian Ocean region.

    It was picked up by an international navy coalition that was patrolling the waters.

    The raid highlights the 'Smack Track' - a heroin smuggling route from Afghanistan to Europe through Africa.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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