Cambodian Loggers Caught in Thailand

Thailand: On February 17, 2019, a coalition of armed forces and forest protection forces in national parks Khon Bori district, Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand, arrested alarge group of Cambodians.

The Cambodians illegally crossed the border to log rosewood.

In the operation, Thai forces surrounded the suspects the Tulan National Park. Many of them escaped into the jungle, leaving some behind. A total of 37 hammocks, rice, food, rifles and logging equipment was found at their makeshift camp.

The forces stormed the forest and arrested 13 suspects, all of them young men from across Cambodia.

 Thai forces later detained five more Cambodians, with 18 of them currently being sent for questioning.

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