File - A general view of Beirut's Rafik Hariri International airport, Friday, January 8, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Airport white Christmas with 'largest ever' cocaine bustA Venezuelan woman in her 80s was detained Friday when she was found to be carrying 31 kilograms of cocaine in her luggage at Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport.The source didn't specify whether the officers had known that the woman was smuggling drugs.The Customs source said the passenger had been flagged.The source also confirmed security officers and personnel are suspected of being involved in the case.In addition to the bust, the airport source said a Saudi emir was briefly held at the airport on the suspicion of carrying drugs and for refusing to be inspected.
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