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India Seizes $2.7 Billion of Afghan Heroin Imported via Iran

India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized nearly three tons of heroin originating from Afghanistan worth an estimated $2.72 billion on September 15 at Mundra Port in western India’s Gujarat state, Gujarat Special Public Prosecutor Kalpesh Goswami confirmed to Indian media on Tuesday.

**FILE** A Taliban militant is seen with an AK- 47 rifle gun, right, as farmers collect resin from poppies in an opium poppy field in Naway district of Helmand province, southwest Afghanistan in a Friday, April 25, 2008 file photo. Drought and anti-drug campaigns helped slash Afghanistan's opium poppy cultivation …

At Least Six Killed in Mass Shooting at Russian University

At least six people were killed in a mass shooting at Russia’s Perm University on Monday. Footage posted to Russian social media showed students jumping out of second-story windows to escape the gunman, who has been identified as a student at the university.

Police officers patrols the building of the Perm State National Research University campus, in the city of Perm, around 1,300 kilometres (800 miles) east of Moscow on September 20, 2021, following a shooting. - A student opened fire on a university campus in central Russia on September 20, 2021, killing …