Drug smuggler killed on border with Syria

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AMMAN — A drug smuggler was killed late Sunday by the Jordanian border guards on the country’s eastern border with Syria. اضافة اعلان

According to an official military source, as stated in Petra News, a group of smugglers had attempted to illegally cross the borders from the Syrian territories into the Kingdom.

The official added that rapid reaction patrols were dispatched and rules of engagement were applied.

After an intense search and inspection in the area, officials had seized 133,000 captagon pills, a Kalashnikov automatic rifle and quantities of ammunition.

The source stressed that the Jordanian Armed Forces is determined to deal with infiltration and smuggling attempts that continue to threaten national security, intimidating citizens, or destabilizing the country. 

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