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Agents seize 366 pounds of pot, arrest 8 smugglers

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GILA BEND, Ariz. (AP) - Federal officials say Border Patrol agents patrolling near Gila Bend have seized 366 pounds of marijuana and arrested eight smugglers.

Customs and Border Protection says agents on Wednesday approached a group of smugglers near Interstate 8 and seized nine backpacks of marijuana.

According to CBP, four smugglers were found lying next to the backpacks and four more were apprehended in the area.

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