FILE: Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Tamer al Rifai FILE: Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Tamer al Rifai

Bid to smuggle drugs, arms foiled on Egypt's western border

By: MENA
Sun, Feb. 4, 2018
CAIRO - 4 February 2018: About four wheel drive car loaded with 375 kilograms of Hashish (cannabis) and 730,000 drug bills has been seized on Egypt's western border, said the Armed Forces spokesperson Tamer al Rifai in a statement on Sunday.

According to a statement, al Rifai added that three rifles and ammunition were also found in the car.

Four persons charged in different cases and 47 would-be infiltrators were arrested, he added.

The busts were part of efforts to combat criminals and smugglers in the area, he noted.
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