Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP
Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP

Italian police make record bust of Islamic State amphetamines worth €1 billion

  • ‘Islamic State finances its terrorist activities mainly by trafficking drugs made in Syria which in the past few years has become the world’s largest producer of amphetamines,’ authorities said
  • The amount of drugs seized were sufficient to satisfy the entire European market, police said, without providing a time frame

Topic |   Drugs
Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP
Customs police officers inspecting boxes full of amphetamines pills seized at Salerno harbour, southern Italy. Photo: AP
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