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  טבת 20, 5771 , 27/12/10

Alert Airport Customs Police Foil Zimbabwe Diamond Smuggling

Alert customs authorities at Ben Gurion Airport have foiled an attempt to smuggle $140,000 worth of non-certified diamonds from the rich Marange field in Zimbabwe.

One of the suspected smugglers is a trader on the Israeli Diamond Exchange, whose president Avi Paz said that he will be expelled if the charges are proven.
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