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14 tonnes of illegally imported scrap seized

Update: January, 09/2019 - 15:00
The shipment is measured by Long Bình Border Guard Station. - VNA/VNS Photo Công Mạo
Viet Nam News

AN GIANG – As much as 14 tonnes of scrap smuggled from Cambodia to Việt Nam were seized, Major Đinh Quang Điềm, head of Long Bình Border Guard Station in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang told the Vietnam News Agency on Tuesday.

At 7.30pm on Monday, the interdisciplinary force of Long Bình Border Guard Station, An Phú District Police and Khánh Bình Border Gate Customs conducted inspections on Bình Di River between Việt Nam and Cambodia and found a suspicious wooden boat sailing towards Cambodia.

After giving up chasing the boat and examining the nearby river bank, they found 14 tonnes of scrap paper pressed into cubes.

The force is conducting further investigation and completing a dossier of the case. – VNS

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