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Drug Plane Stolen in Honduras

HONDURAS / 12 NOV 2010 BY INSIGHT CRIME EN

Armed men stormed a military-protected hangar at a major airport in San Pedro Sula, stole a small airplane that had been confiscated by authorities for its use in drug trafficking and flew off with it on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported.

Armed men stormed a military-protected hangar at a major airport in San Pedro Sula, stole a small airplane that had been confiscated by authorities for its use in drug trafficking and flew off with it on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. The country’s security minister, Oscar Alvarez, called the assault “very professional.” San Pedro Sula is facing a wave of drug trafficking violence, including the massacre of 14 people at a soccer pitch on Saturday.

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