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Customs officials in Riyadh  have managed to thwart the smuggling of a large quantity of hashish, weighing more than 700 kilograms.

Director General of Riyadh Customs, Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Awad , said in a press statement yesterday that 763.4 kilograms  of  hashish was found cleverly  hidden in the shipping containers.

He expressed thanks to  the customs officers, whose vigilance and cooperation helped foil the crime.