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Three fined for illegal dredging of sand

Update: May, 05/2015 - 15:57
One of three dredgers illegally removes sand from the river. — VNA/VNS Photo Hung Thinh

BEN TRE (VNS) — Inspectors from the southern Ben Tre Province's natural resources and environment department today fined three persons a total of VND110 million ($5,080) for illegally dredging sand from the Tien River.

The three persons are owners of the sand dredgers. 

Caught in the act yesterday, they admitted they had illegally dredged sand from the river several times. — VNS

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