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MUKDAHAN - A Lao woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggling 30 million baht in cash from Thailand to Laos across the Friendship Bridge. 

Customs authorities in the Mukdahan checkpoint search a pickup truck driven by a Lao woman on Thursday night for cash. (Photo by Wallapa Kuawattanaphan)

Mukdahan customs office chief Woraphat Chaovisit said on Friday a woman identified only as Matapon, 42, had tried to pass through the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge immigration 2 checkpoint with 30 bundles each containing one million baht in cash.

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