Two people killed during drug smuggling attempts from Syria to Jordan: JAF

Jordan

Published: 2021-02-19 15:48

Last Updated: 2021-03-08 17:42


Two people killed during drug smuggling attempts from Syria to Jordan: JAF
Two people killed during drug smuggling attempts from Syria to Jordan: JAF

Friday, a military source in the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces - the Arab Army (JAF) stated that the Eastern Military Region, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND), thwarted two attempts of infiltration by a group of people attempting to smuggle narcotics from Syrian lands to Jordan, which resulted in the killing of two people.

The source said that JAF arrested one individual, with all others retreating back into Syria.

They added that after inspecting the area, 1,262 hashish slabs and 100,000 Captagon pills were seized.

The source affirmed that the JAF will deal firmly and decisively with any infiltration or smuggling attempt and with those who tamper with Jordanian national security.