"A truck arrived from Kyrgyzstan, via Kazakhstan and the Altai Territory. It carried several tons of onions and stashed drugs," the department said in a statement.
RIA Novosti said about 184 pounds of heroin were found in the truck while 20 more pounds were found in a suspected drug trafficker's apartment.
RIA Novosti said about 5 million drug addicts live in Russia, and an estimated 90 percent of heroin consumed in Russia is trafficked from Afghanistan.
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