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24th July, 2018

Heroin shipment seized at airport



Agents of the Tax and Customs Office seized 14 kilograms of heroin at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc Airport, it was announced on Monday.

The contraband was found in the baggage of two Portuguese passengers who had arrived from Kenya via Zürich, and who entered the green corridor of the airport’s terminal 2A.

The white powder was concealed in hidden compartments of three suitcases which the two brought into Hungary.

The street value of the heroin is estimated at more than Ft 211 million.

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