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Vietnamese customs seize more than 300 kg. of elephant ivory from Africa

HANOI, Oct. 4 — Vietnamese customs officers seized more than 300 kg. of elephant tusks from Africa over the weekend, official media reported Monday.

The 309 kg. of tusks, seized on Saturday at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, were transported on an Etihad Airways plane from Lagos, Nigeria, the Vietnam News Agency said.

It said the case is under investigation. (PNA/Kyodo)

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