OSMANIYE/ADANA, Turkey

Turkish security forces made major drug busts in the country’s southern provinces, officials announced on Thursday. 

In the southern province of Osmaniye, counter-narcotics police teams discovered over 31 kilograms (over 68 pounds) of marijuana in a car they stopped upon suspicion.

Two people, including one Syrian national, were arrested over links to the seized drugs.

Acting on a tip-off in Adana, police found over 39 kg (over 85 lbs) of marijuana in a frozen food delivery truck.

Police arrested the truck driver.

*Writing by Ahmet Gencturk

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