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More than 200 pounds of drug 'Khat' seized by customs officials

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers recently more than 205 pounds of Khat that arrived in Chicago as part of an international freight shipment.

Khatis an African plant that experts compare to amphetamines.

Customs officials here say they were tipped off and found the Khat when they x-rayed the computers.

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