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PA police find cannabis plants in Nablus area village

March 12, 2016 1:38 P.M. (Updated: March 12, 2016 1:38 P.M.)
NABLUS (Ma’an) -- Palestinian police in the northern occupied West Bank broke into a plant nursery in the village of Yasid north of Nablus and found more than 2,000 cannabis saplings, police said.

A Palestinian Authrority police spokesperson said in a statement the bust was part of an ongoing crackdown on drug use across the occupied West Bank. Police reportedly located 2,000 plants of “narcotic hybrid cannabis" planted in seven greenhouses covering an area of 2,500 square meters.

Two suspects found on scene at the time of the bust were arrested after attempting to flee the scene, the spokesperson said.
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