China confirms detention of American FedEx pilot suspected of smuggling ammunition

  

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Via:  mrz  •  last year  •  0 comments

China confirms detention of American FedEx pilot suspected of smuggling ammunition
customs officials in the southern city of Guangzhou detained a U.S. citizen Sept. 12 who was carrying 681 airsoft gun pellets in his luggage and planning to travel to Hong Kong.

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The pilot was first identified by  the Wall Street Journal  this week as Todd A. Hohn, a former U.S. Air Force colonel. Hohn was carrying nonmetallic pellets used in low-power replica air guns in a checked bag and cannot leave China pending the outcome of his investigation, the Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


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