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Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempts


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Sat, 2022-02-05 01:38

RIYADH: The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority at Al-Haditha port has thwarted five attempts to smuggle a total of 1,491,859 Captagon pills, which were found hidden in vehicles transitting the port.
The authority said that sniffer dogs were used to examine vehicles at customs. It said that 774,418 pills were found hidden in the floor cavity of a private vehicle and in its fuel tank, 272,093 pills were discovered in several hiding places in a truck, while 269,767 pills were uncovered in another truck.

Saudi authorities have foiled several attempts to smuggle large quantities of drugs into the Kingdom. (SPA)
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