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Turkey nabs 4 over smuggling historical artifacts

Turkey nabs 4 over smuggling historical artifacts
Clay tablet, dating back to ancient Egypt era, recovered by security sources in southeastern Diyarbakir province

By Ahmet Kaplan

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AA) - Four suspects were nabbed in southeastern Turkey for smuggling a historical artifact worth $130,000, an official statement said on Friday.

The suspects were busted red-handed in Diyarbakir province while trying to sell a clay tablet, dating back to ancient Egypt period, worth 1 million Turkish liras (nearly $130,000), the provincial governorship said in a statement.

The historical artifact was taken under protection and later delivered to local museum authorities, with an investigation launched against the four suspect.

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