A combined patrol of police, military and civilian officials seized 1.32 million methamphetamine pills from two pickup trucks while on a security patrol mission along the bank of the Mekong river in Pak Chom district of Loei province early on Sunday, police said.
While patrolling Pak Chom-Nong Khai road near a shrine in Ban Non Sawan in tambon Huay Pichai of Pak Chom district at about 1am the authorities spotted the two pickups on a roadside.
A group of men were seen moving cloth bags from one vehicle to the other. On being discovered by the authorities, the men fled into the forest.
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