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    DUSHANBE, January 19 ( RIA Novosti) - A drug courier from Afghanistan was wounded while being detained by frontier guards in Tajikistan. As the press service of the Russian frontier guard group in Tajikistan reported, the frontier guard detachment discovered two border trespassers from Afghanistan who crossed the border river Pyanj at 5:50 a.m., Moscow time.

    When the trespassers tried to flee to the Afghan territory the frontier guards had to open fire at them. One of the smugglers was wounded and apprehended by the frontier guards while the second managed to escape to the adjacent state's territory.

    During the survey of the incident's location the frontier guards found three packages containing heroin with the total weight of three kilograms which the smugglers had thrown away.

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