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Tay Ninh cracks down on illegal sand mining

Update: April, 16/2014 - 08:06
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TAY NINH (VNS) — The People's Committee of the southern province of Tay Ninh will fine the owner of a construction materials shop VND77 million (US$3,660) for illegally sand mining in a section of the Sai Gon river.

Nguyen Thi Thu Giau was also asked to pay back over VND33 million ($1,570) collected from selling 280cu.m of sand in early February.

Illegal sand mining has caused landslides and damaged many rice fields in the province. — VNS

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