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Three tonnes of African elephant tusks seized at Laem Chabang Port

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Laem Chabang port in Chonburi

Laem Chabang port in Chonburi. Photo: Lokomotive74.


BANGKOK, 27 April 2015 (NNT) – Customs officials at Laem Chabang Port in Chonburi have seized three more tonnes of African elephant tusks worth over THB200 million.

Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment acting as Chairman of CITES Standing Committee of Thailand, announced the seizure at a press conference also attended by Somchai Sujjapongse, Director-General of the Customs Department today.

Read more: NNT

National News Bureau of Thailand


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