38 tons of contraband seized within ATO demarcation area

1 September 2015 09:38

Ukrainian border guards seized 9 vehicles with 38 tons of cargo without any relevant document within ATO demarcation area on August 30, 2015, press service of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine (SBGSU) reports.

In particular, 6 vehicles with smuggled goods such as reinforcement rods, food, industrial products and household chemicals (34 tons amounted to nearly UAH 630,000) were seized near the villages of Myronivka, Maiorske and Leonidivka.

About 3 tons of fruits without any covering documents were discovered in the car whose driver tried to illegally bypass the Kurakhovo checkpoint near the village of Solodke.

Besides, 2 vehicles with meat and household chemicals (300 kg amounted to UAH 45,000) were seized near the village of Sartana.