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Saudi Border guard thwarts attempt to smuggle drugs into Kingdom

The General Directorate of Border Guard stated that security follow-up to the attempts to smuggle drugs into the Kingdom resulted in thwarting a number of attempts by the land and sea patrols in the regions of Jazan, Najran, Asir, Jouf, and Tabuk.

The attempts have been to smuggle (708,910) amphetamine tablets, two tons and (136) kilograms of hashish, (80) tons and (528) kilograms of the narcotic plant khat.

He pointed to the arrest of (120) suspects, including (40) citizens, and (80) violators of the border security system.


Saudi Gazette

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