Smuggling attempt thwarted on border

Military personnel patrol the northern border in this file photo (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Northern Military Region, in coordination with the Antinarcotics Department, foiled on Thursday an attempt to smuggle a quantity of drug, an army statement said.اضافة اعلان

An official military source at the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces - the Arab Army said suspected smugglers were detected near the border fence, and the rules of engagement were applied as a precaution. The area was searched after that, and 30 palm-sized sheets of hashish and 100,000 pills of Captagon were seized, and transferred to the competent authorities.

The source emphasized that the Jordanian Armed Forces - the Arab Army will deal firmly and decisively with any infiltration or smuggling attempt as part of its mandate to protect the borders and prevent those who tamper with the national security.

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