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60,000 Captagon pills seized at Jaber crossing

An official military source in the Jordanian Armed Forces stated that the Jordanian Eastern Command thwarted two attempts to smuggle large quantities of narcotic drugs on its front. (Photo: Jordan New
(File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The authorities Tuesday seized a large quantity of illicit narcotic pills at the norther Jaber Border Crossing with Syria, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

It said the 60,000 Captagon pills were hidden in cigarette packs and concealed in a plastic container.

Amer Al-Sartawi, a spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate, said the Anti-Narcotics Department, in coordination with security services and Jordan Customs, nabbed the drugs when workers suspected the content of the abandoned container.

Sartawi said an investigation is underway to apprehend the perpetrators.


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