|Police confiscated guns of the drug trafficking ring in northern Son La Province. — Photo vietnamplus.vn
SON LA (VNS) — Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La detected a 28-member armed gang that illegally transported drugs, and seized 160 cakes of heroin.
The criminals shot at the police while they were being pursued.
To crack down on crime and ensure the safety of the force, the police also returned fire and killed one person, while the other gang members fled toward the border, the police said.
The police seized four guns, 85 bullets, several cartridges and 10 backpacks containing 160 cakes of heroin and other related items.
The provincial police are looking for the other persons and are investigating the crimes. — VNS