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Firecracker smugglers seized at Lao border

Update: February, 03/2015 - 08:00
Vi Lay Sac and Em Say Nha San were stopped while transporting nearly 1,000 firecrackers weighing more than 29kg. — Photo dantri

QUANG BINH (VNS) — Border Guards in Quang Binh Province yesterday reported they had arrested two Lao men for smuggling illegal firecrackers via the Cha Lo International Border Gate.

Vi Lay Sac and Em Say Nha San were stopped while transporting nearly 1,000 firecrackers weighing more than 29kg.

They admitted they had been hired to transport the firecrackers by a Vietnamese man named Van.

Over the past month, 10 shipments of firecrackers weighing nearly a tonne have been stopped at the Cha Lo International Border Gate, and 16 people have been arrested. — VNS

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