Antique coins, precious stones prepared for smuggling seized

Damascus, SANA_ A truck loaded with wool bales in which there are secret caches used to smuggle antique coins and precious stones was seized.

Director of the customs patrol office, Shaman Kafr Qattari, told SANA that based on information about the existence of secret caches in the truck, a bag containing a number of antiquities was found in these caches.

Qattari pointed out that the General Directorate of Antiquities and Museums had examined the sized 90 pieces and stressed that they are antiques. The majority of the sized are precious stones, metal and monetary pieces and a piece in the shape a statue.



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