Malaysia destroys 10 tonnes of seized ivory

Malaysian wildlife officials in Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan state preparing to destroy confiscated elephant tusks from Africa yesterday. The officials destroyed 10 tonnes of seized tusks as part of the country's efforts to combat the illegal ivor
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Malaysian wildlife officials in Port Dickson in Negeri Sembilan state preparing to destroy confiscated elephant tusks from Africa yesterday.

The officials destroyed 10 tonnes of seized tusks as part of the country's efforts to combat the illegal ivory trafficking trade.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 15, 2016, with the headline 'Malaysia destroys 10 tonnes of seized ivory'. Print Edition | Subscribe