KUWAIT: Kuwaiti border personnel detained six Iraqis who attempted to smuggle a large amount of narcotics into the country, the interior ministry said on Saturday.

The ministry said in a statement the border forces, who monitored the smugglers via thermal cameras, found in their possession 105 kilograms of hashish, amphetamine pills, a Kalashnikov assault rifle and a 9 mm pistol.

The detainees and the confiscated contraband were referred to relevant authorities pending legal action. – KUNA