113 smuggling operations foiled nationwide (Interior Ministry)
12/06/2017 12:11, Tunis/Tunisia

(TAP) – 113 smuggling operations were thwarted by National Guard units between June 4 and 10 nationwide and 4 million Tunisian dinars worth of goods were seized.

613 wanted individuals including 4 suspected of belonging to a terrorist organisation were arrested during this campaign, an Interior Ministry statement Monday reads.

8 shotguns, 64 cartridge of different calibers (without authorisation) as well as 65 wanted vehicles were also seized, the same source added.

National Guard units also foiled 3 illegal migration operations by land and arrested 6 individuals.

According to the same source, 2 attempts to illegally cross the maritime borders were also thwarted.

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