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Police detain 15 forest poachers

Update: April, 15/2013 - 10:02

BINH PHUOC (VNS)— Loc Ninh District police yesterday announced that 15 residents had been detained for resisting and assault causing injury on forest management officials after they were found logging illegally in the forest .

Two of the residents were discovered transporting wood on a motorbike on April 3, but got away from Ta Thiet Protective Forest management staff.

Help was called for but the loggers allegedly chased and abused the staff and supporters. Two were injured.

The case is under investigation. — VNS


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