Vietnam seizes heroin worth US$2.5 million in China border drug raid

Five men were arrested in Vietnam for allegedly attempting to smuggle US$2.5 million worth of heroin into China after police shot at their drug-packed vehicle as they tried to flee, local media reported Monday.
The men were caught in northern Cao Bang province on the border with China with nearly 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of heroin from Laos in their truck, state-run Thanh Nien newspaper reported.
Vietnam is a key trafficking hub for narcotics from the “Golden Triangle” covering…