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Man arrested at Kabul airport after heroin discovery.


A man from Nigeria was arrested at Kabul airport in Afghanistan after 6.5kg of heroin was allegedly found hidden inside empty tomato paste cans and a computer.

The man was preparing to board a flight to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Monday (3 October) when officials made the discovery.

If convicted of drug trafficking the man faces between five and 15 years in prison, according to The Associated Press.

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Publication:Airline Industry Information
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Geographic Code:9AFGH
Date:Oct 4, 2005
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