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Customs officials seize elephant tusks

Update: August, 07/2014 - 08:00
Custom officials in HCM City yesterday announced that they had seized three elephant tusks from Africa worth nearly VND3 billion (US$144,200).— Photo tuoitre.vn

HCM CITY — Custom officials in HCM City yesterday announced that they had seized three elephant tusks from Africa worth nearly VND3 billion (US$144,200).

Elephant ivory is forbidden to be imported or exported from Viet Nam. Custom officials are holding further investigations.

The ivory was apparently sent from France to a Vietnamese residing in Ly Thuong Kiet Street of Da Nang City. — VNS

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