Jordanian military says it foiled drug-smuggling run from Syria
The Jordanian military on Tuesday said that it foiled a drug smuggling attempt into the country from Syria, a week after two soldiers were killed on the border.
A military source told official media that the smugglers “fled deep into Syria” after they were intercepted overnight on Monday and that 353,000 Captagon pills were seized.
He said the army would “strike with an iron fist and deal firmly with any infiltration or smuggling attempt from Syria”.
The military announced last week that two Jordanian soldiers were killed in a smuggling zone on the border with Syria.
It said one of one of the two was killed by smugglers operating from Syria. It did not give details of the other soldier’s death.
Source: The National
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