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PUBLISHED : Monday, 12 June, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 12 June, 2006, 12:00am
 

Two held as police swoop on suspected smugglers


Marine Police seized more than $1 million worth of smuggled goods from a boat off East Ping Chau in Mirs Bay at 11.30pm on Saturday. The goods included computer hard disks, projectors, LCD displays, printer ink cartridges, rolls of leather and 17 boxes of an unknown white powder. Two men on the boat were arrested.


man dies after cup outing


A 27-year-old man who returned to his Aberdeen home at about 5am yesterday after watching a live World Cup broadcast with friends was found dead by his mother when she arrived home at 8pm. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances.


new home for Clinic


The Violet Peel Health Centre General Outpatient Clinic in Southorn Centre will be relocated to the Tang Shiu Kin Hospital Community Ambulatory Care Centre, 282 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, from today. The clinic's phone number is 3553 3116.


35 held in anti-triad raid


Police arrested 33 men and two women aged 14 to 38 in an anti-triad operation in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Chung on Saturday for claiming to be triad members and recruiting triad members. They were also suspected of being involved in drug trafficking.


two hurt in car crash


A driver and passenger were injured when their car crashed into a barrier in Tai Po Road outside Sha Tin Racecourse just after 5am. Firefighters had to rescue the pair, who were trapped.


mtr service disrupted


The MTR service to Tung Chung was disrupted for seven minutes from 3.20pm when a train driver at Lai King station asked passengers to get off because of a problem.


Mark Six


No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 3, 5, 7, 18, 40 and 45. The extra number was 15. Two tickets each won second prize of $554,230. Third prize paid $33,975.


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