PAKISTAN: Customs officers in Peshawar are reported to have seized nearly 7 tonnes of smuggled R22 refrigerant.

According to the independent newspaper Customs Today, 490 13.6kg cylinders of R22 was found amongst other contraband goods in three suspicious trucks stopped in Peshawar.

As well as snuff, cigarettes and mobile phones, the contraband goods are also said to have included 88 window/split Mitsubishi and Skyiwood air conditioners.