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Jordan has confiscated one tonne of amphetamine pills that it tried to smuggle out of Iraq in packages of date paste.
A total of six million were found in two refrigerated trucks pills of a drug known as Captagon.
The Jordanian Customs Agency said it was one of the largest shipments of the drug ever intercepted.
Captagon, nicknamed “poor man's cocaine” ;, is produced in huge quantities in Syria, which has turned into a narco-state after a decade of war.
Amphetamine is smuggled into neighboring countries such as Jordan and Lebanon. big market.
The latest confiscation took place at the Al-Karama border crossing between Iraq and Jordan.
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