Iranian police forces in Ahvaz province said on Saturday they confiscated some 52 kilograms of hashish late last week.
"The drug, in 51 packages, was concealed inside the walls of an earth dam near Ramshir (in the same province)," the police said in a statement, cited by the official Iranian news agency (IRNA).
Iran sits on the crossroads of the international drug trade, which originates from sources in Afghanistan and Pakistan to markets in the
Arabian Gulf, Europe and beyond.
The battle against drug trafficking, particularly in the eastern borders, has seen thousands of police officers killed in drug-related battles throughout the country in the past two decades – Albawaba.com