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Two Lao nationals arrested for drug smuggling

Update: October, 10/2019 - 17:11


Two Lao nationals are arrested in central Quảng Bình Province for smuggling drugs into Việt Nam. — VNA/VNS Photo Đức Trí

QUẢNG BÌNH — Two people have been arrested trying to smuggle 100,000 methamphetamine pills into Việt Nam.

The Border Guard Command at central Quảng Bình Province say both men, aged 40 and 42, are Lao nationals.

It is one of the biggest drugs haul seized on the the province's border.

The pair were arrested at around 8am on Thursday at a border area in Dân Hóa Commune, Minh Hóa District.

Guards found them carrying parcels containing some 100,000 pills which were later tested to be methamphetamine.

They have admitted to attempting to smuggle the drugs from Laos into Việt Nam. 

The case is under investigation. — VNS

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