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Border guards foil infiltration, smuggling attempt from Syria

By Petra - Mar 20,2014 - Last updated at Mar 20,2014

AMMAN — Borders guards foiled an attempt to smuggle arms and Captagon pills from Syria into Jordan on Wednesday night, a source at the Jordan Armed Forces said Thursday.

The weapons and 10,100 Captagon pills were found in two vehicles belonging to a group of people attempting to infiltrate Jordan from Syria.

Borders guards clashed with the infiltrators, the source said, adding that the one of the two cars and its cargo were destroyed in the shootout while the items seized from the second vehicle were referred to the concerned agencies.

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