31 January 2013

Tunisia: Intervention Brigade in Gabes Thwarts Smuggling of 16.000 Tons of Phosphate

Gabes — Intervention brigade officers in Gabes Thursday thwarted the smuggling of nearly 16 thousand tons of Diammonium phosphate (DAP) whose export is not authorised.

Preliminary investigations showed that the seized quantities of phosphates were bound for Libya, an official source of the intervention units in Gabes told TAP correspondent in the region.

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