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Animals seized in bust

Animals seized in bust

AROUND 88 turtles and four snakes were confiscated during a raid by military police officers and officials from wildlife NGO WildAid in Siem Reap town yesterday. Meng Ngechor, chief of Siem Reap’s military police, said the animals were being stored in two separate houses prior to being illegally trafficked abroad. The confiscated animals were sent to the office of the provincial Forestry Administration. Officials from WildAid could not be reached for comment yesterday.

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