“Border Guard” — 5 Smuggling Tunnels on Jordan-Syria Borders

Since January, 23 Million ‘Captagon’ Pills Confiscated

تم نشره في Wed 4 May / May 2016. 05:37 PM
  • Border Control Confiscated Captagon Drugs
  • Chief of the Jordanian Border Guard Brig. General Saber Mahayreh (Archives)

AMMAN —Al Ghad— Chief of the Jordanian Border Guard with the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) —The Arab Army, Brig. General Saber Mahayreh, stated that since January, 2016, border control units blocked 5 underground trafficking channels on the Jordan-Syria borders, and confiscated 23 million Captagon pills smuggled, compared to 19 million over the same period in 2015, at an increase by 19 per cent.

According to the statement, 280 infiltrators and smugglers have been intercepted, at a 12 per cent rise compared to 2015’s 218, totalling at 17 smuggling situations and 68 smuggling attempts in 2016.

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