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        2/26/2013, Adar 16, 5773

      Attempt to Smuggle Thousands of Ecstasy Pills Thwarted

      Border Police officers arrested a 29-year-old Hevron resident, Tuesday, at the Allenby Crossing over the River Jordan, after they found, on her person, a large quantity of drugs intended for smuggling into Israel. A body search revealed two plastic bags containing at least 3,000 Ecstasy pills, valued at hundreds of thousands of shekels.

      The suspect was detained for questioning and the drugs were confiscated. She is believed to be a courier, and her arrest is expected to the lead to the arrest of other suspects.