Jordanian warplanes carried out two air strikes on sites belonging to drug smugglers inside Syrian territory, according to government television.
Jordanian television did not specify the location of the two raids, but indicated that they came within the framework of pursuing drug smugglers “who are exporting poisons to the Kingdom.”
The television quoted an unnamed source as saying that the raids targeted people linked to drug traffickers only, without further details about them.
Agency quotes Reuters According to unnamed sources, a suspected house of a major drug dealer was bombed in the village of Al-Shaab, while the other strike hit warehouses near the village of Al-Ghariya, in Al-Shaab Governorate. Suwayda Syrian.
The agency quoted the editor-in-chief of the Syrian As-Suwayda 24 news website, Rayan Marouf, as saying that the first strike targeted a major drug dealer, while the other raid bombed a farm where drugs were stored.
The Jordanian army said last Sunday that the Kingdom is facing a frenzied campaign of drug traffickers and weapons smugglers, warning of the danger of having a military force to confront the security forces.
During the past few days, Jordanian security carried out a series of raids in the east of the country, after clashes between the army and armed groups on the border with SyriaIt resulted in the death and injury of a number of them, the arrest of others, the seizure of narcotic materials and missiles, and the destruction of a car loaded with explosive materials.
Recently, the border region between… Jordan Syria is active in smuggling operations by drug smugglers.
Since last February, the Jordanian Armed Forces have shot down several drones coming from Syria, whose cargo varied between drugs, weapons, and explosives.
Washington and Western anti-drug officials say that Syria has become the main location in the region for drug trade worth billions of dollars, and Jordan has become a major route for the transit of Syrian-made amphetamine, known as Captagon, to the Gulf states.