Thailand Says It Makes Its Biggest Bust of Elephant Tusks

April 20, 2015 11:29 AM

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Customs officials in Thailand say they've seized 4 tons of ivory worth $6 million hidden in bean sacks in what they're calling the biggest bust in the country's history.

Customs Department Director-General Somchai Sujjapongse says the 739 elephant tusks were bound for Laos but seized at a port in Bangkok.

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