Army thwarts smuggling attempt from Syria

(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Border Guard troops of the Eastern Military Zone, in coordination with security services and the Anti-Narcotics Department, foiled an attempt at dawn Tuesday by a group of smugglers to breach the Kingdom’s border from Syria, the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) said.اضافة اعلان

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the JAF said the smugglers were forced back into Syrian territory after suffering a number of injuries.

A search of the area uncovered about 2 million narcotic pills and 200 palm-size sheets of hashish, it said.

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