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'Cocaine cast' tests Customs

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A Chilean man with a broken leg has been arrested at Barcelona airport wearing a 'cast' made of cocaine.

The 66-year-old carried six cans of beer and two hollowed-out stools that also contained the class A drug.

The police statement said officers were investigating whether the injuries were inflicted intentionally "to facilitate trafficking through security checks".

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