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1.7kg of cocaine seized at HCM City airport

Update: June, 14/2016 - 09:00
Customs officers at HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport on Sunday seized 1.7 kilogrammes of cocaine carried by a 32-year-old South African on a flight that originated in Doha.— VNA/VNS Photo

HCM CITY — Customs officers at HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport on Sunday seized 1.7 kilogrammes of cocaine carried by a 32-year-old South African on a flight that originated in Doha.

The drugs, worth a total of US$300,000, were divided into many packages and hidden in the passenger’s luggage, according to airport customs.

The man told local authorities that he had expected to receive US$3,500 in exchange for transporting the cocaine to the US. — VNS

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