SDF seizes large quantities of drugs in Syria’s Manbij

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Monday seizing large quantities of drugs in the city of Manbij, northern Syria.

The SDF Media Center said in a statement, “Our Military Operational Units conducted a raid on a warehouse in Manbij city suspected of concealing narcotics pills within pavement tiles.”

“On February 28 based on accurate intelligence, our Military Operational Units raided the warehouse and seized a significant cache of narcotic pills,” the statement added.

SDF further added that the quantity of drugs seized amounted to more than “20 million Captagon pills”.

The initial investigation indicated that the substances originated from Tartous Governorate on the Syrian coast, according to the SDF statement.

By Emma Jamal