AND thwarts attempt to smuggle drugs from Syria

Jordan

Published: 2021-06-22 15:58

Last Updated: 2021-10-22 21:21


AND thwarts attempt to smuggle drugs from Syria
AND thwarts attempt to smuggle drugs from Syria

Tuesday, the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) thwarted an attempt to smuggle a quantity of drugs from Syrian territory into Jordanian territory, according to an official military source in the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces - the Arab Army.

The source added that the rules of engagement were applied when smugglers tried to cross the Jordanian border, which led to the smugglers fleeing towards Syrian territory.

The source added that after inspecting the area, seven slabs of hashish were found and transferred to the competent authorities.

The source lastly affirmed that the Jordanian Armed Forces will deal firmly and decisively with any infiltration or smuggling attempts in order to protect citizens and maintain the security of the Kingdom's borders.