Troops foiled an attempt to smuggle marijuana into Israel from Egypt this morning, the Israel Defense Forces says.
According to the IDF, soldiers seized some 33 kilograms (72 pounds) of hashish, estimated to be worth NIS 600,000 ($177,000), near the border.
No arrests were made, as the suspects fled back to Egypt. The drugs were taken by police for investigation.
IDF says troops foiled an attempt to smuggle 33kg of hashish, with an estimated value of NIS 600,000, on the Egyptian border this morning. Suspects fled back to Egypt. pic.twitter.com/ZkaaL0HIks
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