Army foils drug smuggling attempt from Syria

(Photo: Handout from JAF)
AMMAN— The Eastern Military Zone, based on information from other security agencies, early Tuesday thwarted an attempt to smuggle large quantities of narcotics from Syria into the Kingdom, according to a military source, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army source said that that border guards applied the rules of engagement, leaving some traffickers injured and forcing others to retreat to Syrian territory.

"After searching the area, large quantities of narcotics, a Kalashnikov weapon, and a large amount of live ammunition were seized," the source said, adding that the military would firmly deal with any infiltration or smuggling attempt in order to protect the Kingdom's borders.

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