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A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia

A Team of Conservationists Has Been Killed in an Ambush in Cambodia
(January 31, 2018) (PHNOM PENH, Cambodia) — A forest protection ranger, a military police officer and a conservation worker have been killed in an ambush in northeastern Cambodia where illegal logging and smuggling are rife.Keo Sopheak, a senior environmental official in Mondulkiri province, said the three-person team was attacked late Tuesday afternoon after patrolling in the Keo Siema wildlife conservation sanctuary. The dead civilian was a Cambodian employee of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Soc...

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