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Egypt: French traveler arrested for packing illegal pills

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport authorities say they have arrested a French passenger of Egyptian descent who was allegedly carrying hundreds of pills of banned drugs in his luggage. Ibrahim Abdel Latif, a senior official at the Customs Authority, said Friday that when inspectors searched the passenger’s luggage upon his arrival from Paris, they found more than a thousand pills of Pregabalin and Tramadol, powerful painkillers.

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