normal_post - Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic - Weird and Extreme Author Topic: Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic  (Read 395 times)

Ligalig-Mike

  • FOUNDER
  • GURU
  • *****
  • avatar_1_1507939928 - Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic - Weird and Extreme
  • Posts: 18912
  • medal1 - Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic - Weird and Extrememedal2 - Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic - Weird and Extreme
  • Need A Website? Email me: info@mikeligalig.com
    • Share Post
xx - Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic - Weird and Extreme
Snakes, crocodiles in Saudi's Luggage Brought Airport Panic
« on: August 13, 2007, 01:50:58 PM »
A Saudi man's attempt to smuggle live reptiles out of Egypt in his hand luggage has been foiled by horrified security officers at Cairo airport.

Snakes, chameleons and baby crocodiles were found in the 22-year-old's bags as he tried to board a Saudi-bound flight.

Police had become suspicious when X-ray machines at the departure gate gave odd readings. Among the reptiles they found was a cobra, squirming to escape.

The animals were confiscated and turned over to Cairo Zoo.

Brief panic

The passenger, who said he was unaware that transporting live reptiles was illegal in Egypt, was later allowed to return to Riyadh, the Saudi capital.

He had claimed the animals were needed for scientific research.

Witnesses told Egyptian state news agency Mena how the discovery triggered a brief panic among security personnel at the airport.

Mena reported that the haul included about 250 baby crocodiles.

"This is the largest smuggling attempt of Nile crocodiles in the whole of aviation history," the agency quoted airport vet Yusef Mamduh as saying.

In May, another Saudi national was caught carrying 700 live snakes in his hand luggage at the Cairo airport.

At the time, he told authorities that snakes were often kept by shopkeepers in glass jars or used as pets.

source: news.bbc.co.uk


Linkback: https://tubagbohol.mikeligalig.com/index.php?topic=3333.0
Romans 10:9
"That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall believe in your heart that God has raised him from the dead, you shall be saved."

Get FREE 500GB cloud storage:
https://www.pcloud.com/welcome-to-pcloud/?discountcode=fDiE7jtC01VPbCIygaM67jZV

Powered by 12Go Asia system


Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via twitter
 

Powered by 12Go Asia system

Sign-up or Log-in Free

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Latest Topics

Curfew Violators in Davao Oriental by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 01:18:17 PM]


Coronavirus and the cool Swedes by hubag bohol
[Today at 12:31:43 PM]


Pinoy food inun-on by balong
[Today at 09:45:04 AM]


Life's Timeline by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:15:24 AM]


Situation at Dampas Dumpsite by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:14:06 AM]


Tagbilaran Dump Site Overflowing trash by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:11:40 AM]


Tagbilaran Dumpsite Closed by DENR by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:10:13 AM]


Anniversary Failed by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:08:26 AM]


Lechon Failed by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:07:35 AM]


Mother-son FB meme by MIKELIGALIG.com
[Today at 09:06:38 AM]

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Powered by SMFPacks SEO Pro Mod | Sitemap
Mobile View
SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2020, SimplePortal