The Lebanese Internal Security Forces busted a large marijuana smuggling operation at a warehouse in south Beirut, officials announced.
During a raid Friday, security officials located several plastic paint buckets containing 15 tons of concealed marijuana.
The raid was conducted at a paint warehouse in Ouzai, a southern district of Beirut.
In photos released by security forces, the marijuana appeared to be masked in brown and white blocks.
The buckets were set to be exported outside of the country, officials announced.
Several suspected “gang members” were arrested, but officials did not reveal their identities or ages.
Security forces are still investigating, and will forward their findings to prosecutors for review.
This is not the first time the Internal Security Forces have raided a marijuana smuggling operation. The national police force of Lebanon frequently posts photos of their drug investigations on Facebook.