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THAI AND U.S. OFFICIALS POSE WITH DRUG HAUL IN BANGKOK.
Thai Deputy Prime Minister Jurin Laksanavisit (R) and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official Bill Simpson pose in Bangkok January 12 with 126 kg (278.4 pounds) of U.S.-bound heroin seized at Bangkok Airport on January 11. Thai officials said the haul was the biggest made in Thailand in two years. According to estimates by narcotics experts, the heroin, which orginated in Myanmar, had a street value in New York of more than US$50 million.