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Military seizes massive quantities of narcotics, weapons on north-eastern front in 2021-2023

Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti, commander, Royal Jordanian Air Force. (Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill/WikiCommons)
December 25, 2023

A military source on Tuesday released the amounts of narcotics and weapons seized between 2021 and December 19 of 2023 on the north-eastern front.

He said that the seized items included 60,280,642 Captagon pills, 41,717 palm-sized sheets, 735 kilogrammes and 13 bags of hashish, 100,386 pills and 86 strips of Tramadol and 589,000 pills of Lasix, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

The items also included 35,810 strips of Galica capsules, 18,355 pills of Blarica capsules, and 197,009 pills, 103.96 kilogrammes and 6 bags of various narcotic substances.

The army also seized 5,819 kilogrammes and two bags of crystal meth, and 360 pills of other types of narcotics.

The source said that army, during the same period, has seized four rocket launchers, four RPG missiles, 10 anti-personnel mines, one G3 sniper rifle, one M16 rifle with sniping binoculars, 225 grammes of TNT, 21 automatic rifles, 10 pistols, five hand grenades, one M203 grenade, and one Kalashnikov rifle, Petra reported.


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