100 containers of Umbila, Chanfuta, and Pau-Preto wood reportedly seized in Pemba

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August 16, 2020 - Cabo Delgado, Mozambique

According to Opais, about 100 containers of wood were seized in the Port of Pemba on August 11. The species of wood included Umbila, Chanfuta, and Pau-Preto. The containers were allegedly destined for China. It is suspected that the timber could be illegal. Opais reports that the operation was lead by the Provincial Attorney of Cabo Delgado.

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