2 Colombians arrested at airport for cocaine smuggling

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August 7, 2011 10:19

 
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Two Colombian citizens were arrested at Ben Gurion Airport on Friday under suspicion of smuggling cocaine. Since their arrival and arrest, police said, the two have "discharged" some 2.5 kilograms of the illicit drug from their bodies. They have been hospitalized since being arrested at the airport. Police said they would seek a remand extension for the South Americans in order to continue their investigation.

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