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Smuggling

Two unnamed citizens of South Korea traveling with 252,000 live eels in eight cases were arrested at the airport in Zagreb, Croatia, on Wednesday.

ZAGREB, Croatia — Two unnamed citizens of South Korea traveling with 252,000 live eels in eight cases were arrested at the airport in Zagreb, Croatia, on Wednesday. 

European eels are a protected species, and the market value of the fish here is roughly $204,000.

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