Sudan thwarts an attempt to smuggle arms from Ethiopia and arrests two people

The site web the Sudan Tribune reported Thursday that the Sudanese army thwarted the process of introducing weapons and drugs “smuggled from Ethiopia”, adding that the army has arrested two of the accused in the east of the country.

The site web claimed that the intelligence division of the 2nd Infantry Division in the state of Gedaref prevented the entry of “50 Kalashnikov rifles and 446 Turkish pistols”, as well as a quantity of drugs.

He added that the two arrested people were arrested in the Lafat Junoon area of ​​Al-Qureisha, Gedaref state.

And the site web of Sudan Tribune quoted the commander of the eastern military region, Ahmedan Mohamed Khair, as saying that “drugs and weapons from neighboring countries are smuggled by specialized gangs who are active in reciprocal military operations with Ethiopian militias to block the movement of Sudanese shepherds and peasants, as well as their practice of kidnapping and extortion. “”.

The site web quoted the governor-in-charge of Gedaref, Muhammad Abdul Rahman, who said that the army and the security services “are in able to strengthen control, block border crossings and position itself to protect harvesting operations and transfer crops “.

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