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Mice, poisonous bugs found in Saudi alcohol factory raid

The police confiscated 3,750 liters of alcoholic drinks

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Saudi religious police raided eight alcohol-producing factories in the southwest region of Aasir, Al-Madina reported on Tuesday.

The police confiscated 3,750 liters of alcoholic drinks that contained mice and were contaminated with poisonous bugs, the report said.

Awad al-Asmari, a religious police spokesperson, said all eight factories and their products were destroyed on Sunday.

The manufacturers, who have taken refuge in mountains, were aiming to target youths, Asmari added.

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