PHOTOS - Army apprehends 9 drug smugglers, seizes over 5 million Captagon pills

Jordan

Published: 2023-12-18 21:04

Last Updated: 2024-04-20 22:05


PHOTOS - Army apprehends 9 drug smugglers, seizes over 5 million Captagon pills
PHOTOS - Army apprehends 9 drug smugglers, seizes over 5 million Captagon pills

The Jordanian Armed Forces announced that a number of smugglers were killed and injured during the ongoing clashes between Jordanian Border Guard forces and armed groups on the northern borders since early Monday morning.

A source within the General Command of the Jordanian Armed Forces-Arab Army revealed the identities of eight out of the nine apprehended smugglers, and provided images of the seized weapons and drugs.

The source added that the quantity of confiscated drugs amounted to 4,926,000 Captagon pills and 12,858 kg of hashish, which were subsequently handed over to the relevant authorities.

The source emphasized that the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) will continue to deal firmly with any threat on any border front and any attempts to undermine the security of the kingdom and harm its citizens.