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Saudi Authorities Thwart Drug Smuggling Attempts

Saudi authorities foiled attempts to smuggle drugs in the Najran, Jazan, Asir and Tabuk regions and Al-Sharqiya, Saudi Press Agency reported on Wednesday.

General Directorate of Border Guard spokesperson, Col. Misfer Al-Quraini, said that roughly 37 tons of qat, 472 kg of hashish, and 29,572 medically regulated pills were seized. 

Initial legal procedures have been taken against those allegedly involved in the smuggling attempts and the seized items handed over to the authorities.


Arab News

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