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Kuwait installs new screening machine at S. border crossing.

KUWAIT, Oct 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Custom Directorate has installed and operated CIB 300 x-ray screening machine at Nuwaiseeb border crossing, southern Kuwait, Director General Jamal Al-Jalawi said Sunday. The machine, to be installed at the Abdali and Salmi border crossings soon, will help inspectors detect smuggled goods thus eliminate trafficking, Al-Jalawi said in a statement. Al-Jalawi, speaking after a visiting to Nuwaiseeb to check the machine, said the new device would screen a vehicle in less than a minute which would speed up the process of inspection and transport of goods. Adnan Al-Qedheebi, deputy director general for crossings, said CIB 300 x-ray screening machine aimed at preventing smuggling of drugs and explosives. He said a new machine would be installed to screen trucks. (end) km.bs

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Publication:Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
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Date:Oct 22, 2017
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