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  Cheshvan 21, 5773 , 06/11/12

Drug Smuggling on Lebanese Border Thwarted

It was disclosed, Tuesday, that police special forces and soldiers from the Golani Brigade foiled an attempt to smuggle five kilograms/11 pounds of hashish, valued at 200,000 shekels, into Israel via the Lebanese border.

The security forces ambushed a man in his fifties from the Galilee village of Tuba-Zangariya and a man in his forties from the Negev town of Rahat, and arrested them on suspicion of drug smuggling. Their remand was extended five days by the Nazareth Magistrates Court.

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