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IDF seizes NIS 2.5 million worth of drugs along Egyptian border

Troops stand next to drugs seized during a smuggling attempt on the Egypt border, on May 25, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)
Troops stand next to drugs seized during a smuggling attempt on the Egypt border, on May 25, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)

IDF fighters thwarted an attempt to smuggle NIS 2.5 million ($720,000) worth of drugs over the Egyptian border, the military says.

According to the IDF, soldiers in observation posts identified several suspects attempting to smuggle the drugs and acted to thwart them. The shipment was seized and passed on to the Israel Police.

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