Turkish security forces on Tuesday seized 202 kilograms (445 pounds) of marijuana in the country’s east, according to the provincial governor’s office.
The drugs were seized in a stream bed in Genc in the Bingol province in a sniffer dog-aided operation, said a statement.
It added that the fight against illicit drugs would continue across the province.
In its anti-drug efforts this year, Turkey has confiscated over 40 tons of marijuana and seized about 40 million cannabis roots.
*Writing by Burak Dag