Contraband of wildlife products seized globally through joint efforts: Interpol

  • World
  • Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020

HARARE, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- More than 2,000 seizures of wildlife and forestry products were made in several countries around the world, including in Zimbabwe, following a month-long joint operation by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) and the World Customs Organization (WCO).

Code-named Operation Thunder 2020, the operation ran from Sept. 14 - Oct. 11, 2020, and resulted in large seizures of protected wildlife and forestry specimens and products, triggering arrests and investigations worldwide.

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