Lebanon’s largest drug bust covers an entire football field

Last week, the Lebanese Internal Security Forces (ISF) seized over 15 tonnes of hashish in a warehouse in Ouzai, according to a 


. The drugs were hidden in paint buckets that belong to a paint factory in Kesserwan that has nothing to do with the trafficking. The thousands of packets of hashish that were found cover an entire football field. This shows how large the drug bust is. In fact, it’s the largest one in the history of Lebanon.

According to t

he United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Lebanon is one of the world’s top five sources of cannabis. All the members of the gang were arrested. They were trying to smuggle the drugs abroad. The investigation is ongoing. Here’s something to make you laugh!

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Lebanon's largest drug bust covers an entire football field

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