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2.4 tonnes of elephant tusks seized

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HANOI - Authorities in Vietnam have seized 2.4 tonnes of elephant tusks illegally imported from Malaysia in the second large seizure this month. 

Customs official Truong Cong Thanh in the northern port city of Hai Phong says the tusks were found in a container on Monday. The cargo had been declared as sea shells.

Thanh said Tuesday that the case was under investigation.

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