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  11/12/2013, Kislev 9, 5774

Man Detained for 270 Cigarette Packs at Airport


An Israeli citizen was detained after being suspected of bringing in 270 packs of cigarettes. The cigarettes were seized at customs at Ben Gurion International Airport and the suspect was released Monday under restrictive conditions. The suspect, who arrived in Israel Monday from Ukraine, was referred for review by customs checks and may be told that the large quantity of cigarettes is taxable up to 55,000 NIS.