In an operation early Wednesday morning, police apprehended 42 suspects for alleged drug trafficking and weapons smuggling.

400 police officers participated in the arrest at the suspects homes in Ramle, Lod, Tira, Kalkilya and Rahat.

The police have made a court appeal to lengthen the suspects' detention for the purposes of an ongoing investigation and interrogations.

Commander of the Police Central Jurisdiction Bruno Stein stated that operations against drug trafficking will continue.

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