The Sahrawi government announced that a unit of the Sahrawi People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) has arrest a group of smugglers of 19 Moroccans called al-Hamala who are transporting drugs to the east of Moroccan military wall.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of National Defense, a vehicle used for transfer operation was confiscated, while another vehicle managed escape (SPS).

Since its inception, the International Campaign against the Wall of Moroccan Occupation in Western Sahara has been warning that “the involvement of Moroccan military in the smuggling of prohibited goods, drug trafficking and illegal immigration from and to the Sahrawi and to the Sahrawi occupied territories represents a serious threat to the security of the whole region”.