Liquor, gun shipments seized in Jeddah, Jazan



Arab News

Published — Tuesday 12 February 2013

Last update 13 February 2013 6:38 pm

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JEDDAH: Customs officers at the Jeddah Islamic Sea Port have foiled the smuggling of 7,616 bottles of liquor.
Port Director General Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Dakhil said the bottles were hidden within a tile consignment inside a container.
In the southern province of Jazan, the border guards on Monday seized hundreds of guns, live ammunition, and banned drugs.
Col. Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Mahfouz, the Jazan Border Guards' spokesman, was quoted in an SPA report saying that the patrols seized 608 pistols, 39,200 shots of live ammunition, and 5 kilograms of hashish.

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