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1.3 billion MNT worth of smuggled gold discovered

By M.ZOLJARGAL

Officials of the General Customs Office and General Intelligence Agency of Mongolia (GIA) discovered a stash of gold bars intended for smugling at Zamyn-Uud soum, which borders China, on November 29.

Customs officials said that they found 13 bars of gold weighing a total of 18.9 kg while checking the baggage of four Mongolian nationals on an international train traveling from Zamyn-Uud soum to Erenhot, China.

The gold stash is worth 1.3 billion MNT at current prices. The GIA is currently investigating the case.

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