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Vietnamese 'ivory smugglers' nabbed

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Police arrested a Vietnamese couple suspected of attempting to smuggle more than 100 kilogrammes of African ivory to Cambodia through Bangkok, officials said on Friday. 

Bangkok police arrested a Vietnamese couple suspected of attempting to smuggle more than 100 kilogrammes of African ivory. (Photo by Panumas Sanguanwong)

"This is the first time we've arrested Asians being used to smuggle in African ivory to Asia," Customs Department deputy director-general Yuttana Yimgarund said.

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