Over 215 kg of marijuana seized in jap Turkey

DIYARBAKIR/VAN, Turkey

Security forces on Tuesday held anti-drug operations in eastern Turkey, confiscating more than 215 kilograms (473.9 pounds) of marijuana.

Provincial anti-drug operation teams searched a car in Diyarbakir province and seized 165 kg (363.76 lbs) of marijuana.

Separately, the provincial directorate of narcotics in Van province searched a parked car. A sniffer dog helped seize 50 kg (110.23 lbs) of marijuana.

Two suspects were remanded over drug trafficking.

Writing by Ali Murat Alhas

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