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Irish citizen arrested in Cairo airport for carrying a pistol
Cairo, Egypt - He says it is a souvenir
An Irish citizen was arrested at Cairo airport after the security officers allegedly found in his hand luggage a pistol and 17 bullets. The Irish citizen is of Egyptian origin and he is 61. He was arrested before boarding an Air France flight bound for Paris. He declared he had no idea that the passengers weren't allowed to travel with weapons. The pistol was a souvenir, it had belonged to his father. The...
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