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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 19:13 - Updated Mon, 05 Mar 2018 19:13

Over 4000 liters of Gasoline seized

Mbanza Kongo - At least 4.165 liters of gasoline, which were smuggled into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have been seized in the past three days by Angola's border guards in northern Zaire province.

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Speaking on Monday at the Luvo border post, the director of the institutional communication and press office of the provincial delegation of the interior, prison deputy inspector Carlos Fidel Paulo, explained that the seizures were carried out in the mentioned post, municipality of Mbanza Kongo, and at the river station of Kimbumba, in Soyo.

He added that the police also detained 10 national citizens involved in this smuggling, as they tried to cross the border with the product in 20-liter jars, bound for the neighboring country.

The Luvo border post is 60 kilometers north of the town of Mbanza Kongo.

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