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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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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