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12 kg of cocaine seized at Lebanon airport

File photo of travelers at Beirut airport. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: Beirut airport customs foiled Sunday an attempt to smuggle 12 kilograms of cocaine into the country from Nigeria.

The drugs, found on the possession of a man who arrived from the Nigerian city of Kano, were seized by the Customs Department at Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut.

The man was arrested and referred to the Central Anti-Drug Office for further investigation.

 

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