Rifles and swards discovered in parcels from U.S. and Netherlands in Almaty airport 09 августа 2013, 19:08
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The customs service of Almaty airport discovered rifles and swords, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press-service of Almaty Customs Control Department.
The parcel where the officials discovered the swords arrived to Almaty from the United States. The discovery is the cold steel arm, Kazakhstan weapons experts have confirmed. Belgian smoothbore rifles were discovered in a parcel that originated in the Netherlands. The weapons were seized and criminal cases were initiated.
Latest events of Almaty airports also include a Turkish national (born in 1978) who was apprehended during a check of Almaty-Istanbul flight. He attempted to carry undeclared $100 thousand. A similar fact of foreign currency contraband was discovered during a check of Almaty-Sharjah flight. A citizen of Kazakhstan (born in 1985) tried to carry $74 thousand. Criminal cases were initiated for the economic contraband.