Army foils infiltration, drug smuggling attempt | Jordan News | Ammon News

Army foils infiltration, drug smuggling attempt

[11/5/2017 6:22:56 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Border Guards at the Northern Military Zone, in close coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and the Military Security Department, Saturday foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge amount of drugs into the country, a military source announced Sunday.

A military source at the General Headquarters of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army explained that army personnel detected a number of people who were trying to cross into the Kingdom from Syria, adding that the rules of engagement taken in such cases were applied, forcing the inflators to flee back Syria.

"After searching the area, the border guards seized 2 bags containing 15,000 Tramadol pills, which were referred to concerned authorities," the source said .

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