Plot to smuggle artefacts foiled (Pakistan)





KARACHI One of the hundreds of historical artefacts, right, that Pakistani Customs stopped from being smuggled out of the country. The 625 artefacts, which were worth millions of dollars, had been concealed in a shipping container bound for Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Muhammad Yaha, a Customs spokesman, said that no arrests had been made but that investigators were looking for the suspects. The artefacts were hidden in wooden boxes with ordinary furniture. (AP)


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