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Authorities foil attempt to smuggle narcotics outside Lebanon
A large quantity of Captagon tablets are displayed at a police station in Beirut on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
A large quantity of Captagon tablets are displayed at a police station in Beirut on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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BEIRUT: Authorities at Beirut airport foiled an attempt by a Syrian man to smuggle an estimated 5 kilograms of Captagon pills outside Lebanon.

In a statement, the Internal Security Forces said the man, 44, identified by his initials as A.A. had packed the narcotics in dessert boxes.

He was referred to the Central Anti-Drug Department for investigation.

 
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