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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Smuggling attempt of archaeological currencies thwarted at Cairo Aiport | Egypt Independent


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Smuggling attempt of archaeological currencies thwarted at Cairo Aiport

Wed, 09/12/2015 - 12:21
Cairo Airport thwarted the smuggling attempt of 177 Egyptian, Libyan, Saudi and Iraqi archaeological currencies by an Egyptian passenger on Tuesday.
 
The passenger was heading to Ta'if, Saudi Arabia.
 
A security source said during a press statement that airport security had suspicions about the passenger's luggage. Upon searching the bags, security authorities found 177 archaeological currencies from different Arab countries.
 
A committee affiliated with the Antiquities Ministry inspected the currencies which turned out to be archaeological.
 
Legal measures have been taken against the passenger.
 
 
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm