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Hundreds of cartons containing smuggled Scotch whisky have been seized from a train at Ratchaburi railway station. 

The swooped on the shipment after receiving information that a large quantity of smuggled goods were being moved on an train scheduled to make a stop there. The raid was supported by the Ratchaburi provincial governor.

At least 50 customs officers boarded three trains after they stopped at the station --  Special Express 36 Butterworth-Bangkok, Special Express 170 Sungai Kolok-Bangkok, and Special Express 172 Yala-Bangkok - to conduct searches.

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