India seizes boat in international waters suspected of smuggling drugs, detains 8 Pakistanis

April 21, 2015 11:26 AM

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NEW DELHI – India's navy and coast guard seized a suspicious boat from international waters off the western coast and detained eight Pakistanis after finding a huge drug shipment aboard, the defense ministry said Tuesday.

Authorities believe the 232 packets of drugs found aboard the boat are heroin worth more than $95 million, the ministry said in a statement.

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