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Ivory seized in Bangkok airport luggage

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Thai customs officers have reportedly seized more than 90kg of ivory being smuggled into the country in luggage.

The seizure at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok consisted of 16 pieces of cut ivory packed into four large pieces of luggage.

The luggage came from an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa.

The case is now under review, says the wildlife trade monitoring organisation Traffic.

A suspect is now in custody in the country.

BBC News


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