MANILA, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Philippine authorities on Thursday seized 14.36 kilograms of cocaine at Manila's international airport from two female Singaporeans who allegedly tried to smuggle the illicit drugs.
In an initial report, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Inter-Agency Drug Interdiction Task Group said the suspects, aged 63 and 39, arrived from Doha, Qatar.
The drugs packed in 341 pieces of pellets inside four cookie cans and two cylindrical chip containers, is worth over 76 million pesos (roughly 1.3 million U.S. dollars), the report added.
The items were reportedly detected through the X-ray inspection process. ■