Authorities Bust Major Drug Smuggle Inbound from Syria

تم نشره في Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
  • Confiscated narcotic pills from a foiled drug smuggling attempt - (AlGhad)
  • Confiscated narcotic pills from a foiled drug smuggling attempt - (AlGhad)

AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint task force, led by the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel, successfully foiled a major drug smuggling attempt, inbound from Syria, leading to the arrest of one of the smugglers and the confiscation of a large quantity of narcotic pills.

The interception was carried out in cooperation with the northern military command and military security administration to set up the ambushes needed to trap the smugglers.

Some 120 thousand narcotic drugs were confiscated in the interception.

The rules of engagement were applied, and the intelligence collected confirm the involvement of three more perpetrators, currently being pursued by the authorities.

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