Photo: Pigeon with tiny backpack used to smuggle drugs

Nearly 200 pills were recovered from the bird

By Police1 Staff
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Customs agents intercepted a homing pigeon that was being used to smuggle drugs into the country.
According to the Arab Times Online, inspectors at the Abdali border noticed the bird was struggling to fly from one place to another. When they looked closer, they discovered a tiny backpack attached to the pigeon.
Officials recovered nearly 200 pills from the pigeon, Al Arabiya reported.The bird was turned over to police to determine the owner.


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