On Wed – 29 August, our forces were able to arrest an antiquities smugglers network in the town of Tal – Tamar.
After receiving information about the existence of a network dealing in antiquities trade, our forces in the Office of Anti-Organized Crime and in coordination with the members of Road Security investigated and verified this information.
They were four smugglers, including a woman, were arrested in an ambush on the road between Sri-kaniya city and Tal – Tamer town.
Where our forces seized a number of antiquities in their possession in addition to the amount of various antiquities currencies. An official in in the Office of Anti-Organized Crime confirmed that, during the investigation, it was found that the network was planning to transfer the antiquities outside the town to sell them to a trader and like these actions destroy the human civilization and the region’s heritage in the northern Syria.