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Authorities foil an attempt to smuggle 215 pieces of ivory hidden in vegetable boxes at Jebel Ali Port.
The shipment of 215 pieces was hidden in 40 boxes containing green beans from an undisclosed African country, according to Wam, the state news agency….
Last year, about 24.3 tonnes of ivory was seized, more than in any previous year. Seizures of more than 800 kilogrammes at a time indicates the participation of organised crime, according to the Cites report….See on thenational.ae