French customs officers at Paris Orly airport confiscated a shipment…

Summary

French customs officers at Paris Orly airport confiscated a shipment of human organs from Ukraine. The intercepted organs were “200 nasal septums and sphincters” and were sent from Dnipro Military Hospital, intended for Saudi Arabia.

Disproof

No evidence given, and no reports in credible media. Dnipro Military Hospital deputy director Victor Pysanko states that his hospital has never sent any human organs anywhere and called the entire matter ridiculous. Furthermore, nasal septums and sphincters are not organs used for human transplants. bit.ly/2ppzf9T,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 68
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 23/04/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, France
  • Keywords: Terrorism
  • Outlet: RusNext.ru
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Disproof

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Disproof

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