Truckload of illegal Balsa wood seized in San Lorenzo

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March 12, 2020 - Esmeraldas, Ecuador

During the execution of mobile patrols carried out on the E-15 road axis, at kilometer 12 of the road to San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas, members of the Operational Command No. 1 North seized a shipment of wood that was transported in a truck-type vehicle. When inspecting it, the military found that it was illegal material, with adulterated transport documents.

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Truckload of illegal Balsa wood seized in San Lorenzo

Photo: Fuerzas Armadas del Ecuador

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