P1.4B worth of smuggled cigarettes burned

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READY TO BURN An aerial shot of the P1.4 billion worth of smuggled cigarettes set to be destroyed by the Bureau of Customs on Friday, April 28, 2023, in Zamboanga City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

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ZAMBOANGA CITY: The Bureau of Customs destroyed tens of thousands of reams of smuggled cigarettes here on Friday, April 28.

The bureau said the contraband — seized in multiple anti-smuggling operations in the South — has a street value of P1.4 billion.

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