On the border in the tank of a car found 22 kg of amber

На границе в баке авто нашли 22 кг янтаря

The amber was hidden in a gas cylinder

The man tried to take the smuggled goods to neighboring Poland.

The border guards of Lviv detachment and employees of the fiscal service found more than 20 kg of amber hidden in the gas tank of the car Ford, reports the state border service.

Arranged a hiding place to move the goods of our countryman, who went to the neighboring country through the checkpoint Ustyluh – stated in the message.

Total weight of stones seized 21.7 kilograms. The guards said that the car will likely also be seized as a means of moving the contraband.

The amount confiscated is determined.

As reported Корреспондент.netpreviously, the SBU seized in the Volyn region over tons of illegally extracted amber. Its value on the black market is about $2 million.

Also in Hungary detained nearly a ton of amber from Ukraine. In connection with the incident, the leadership of the Ukrainian customs office and the division of Tisa dismissed from the service.