40 homes hangouts for drug addicts sealed off in Tehran

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Iranian officials say at least 40 residential buildings have been sealed off in Tehran as the homes had become a hangout for drug users.

Mohammad Bakhshendeh Head of Anti-Drug Forces in Tehran said the operation will continue and more homes may be sealed off in the coming days.

He said the homes which are closed off were given for rent to the drug users on daily basis by the owners of homes. Similar operation will be conducted in the southern parts of Tehran in the coming days, he said.