Jordan, as both a destination and transit route for Syrian-made amphetamine drug Captagon, has toughened its rules of engagement with smugglers.
The army said the traffickers were supported by an armed group, adding that a preliminary search was conducted in the area, and large quantities of narcotics were found.
Attempts to dissuade Bashar al Assad from flooding the region with narcotics will be met with intransigence, underlined by deniability and theatricality.
Nearly nine million pills of Captagon, an amphetamine-type stimulant, seized at Beirut airport, officials say.
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