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Illegal sander wood seized on Myanmar-Indian border

Indian troops in Assam have intercepted 30 truckloads of red sander wood on the as it was being smuggled from India to China, reports the Calcutta Telegraph

Troops block red timber - Sander wood consignment gets stuck at last post
Calcutta Telegraph
11 January 2008


Imphal, Jan. 10: As many as 30 truckloads of red sander wood illegally made their way through six states before being stopped at the last frontier — the Manipur township of Moreh, bordering Myanmar.

The entire consignment would probably have been smuggled out to China via Myanmar a few days ago had Assam Rifles personnel not detained it and asked the civil administration to verify the validity of the documents the drivers were carrying.

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1080111/jsp/northeast/story_8767689.jsp


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