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2005-11-07 02:44:10

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police have arrested a New Zealander, two Hong Kong citizens and a Thai for trafficking around 88 pounds of heroin, a crime which carries a possible death penalty. The heroin, which had an estimated street value of $4 million, was originally smuggled into Thailand from the notorious Golden Triangle drug-producing region of western Myanmar and northern Laos. Police said the Hong Kong duo, aged 42 and 21, took the heroin in late October to the southwestern...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
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This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.