11KG of heroin seized at Nuweiba Port
YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO: Eleven kilograms of heroin were seized at the Red Sea’s Nuweiba Port in South Sinai, inside the air conditioner of a truck coming from Jordan, Youm7 reported Tuesday.

Head of the Port Authority Hossam Nasr, assistant to the interior minister, reportedly received information about the truck before it arrived; and the police searched it thoroughly to find the drugs.

A total of 35 kilos of raw hashish were seized at the airport with a Kuwaiti passengers arriving from Morocco March 17.

Drugs are also occasionally seized at Cairo International Airport. A man was taken into custody March 6 for smuggling Tramadol in the diapers of his two children who were travelling with him.

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