Colombian Navy seizes illegally mined shipment of 400 kilos of tungsten

Posted on August 21, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Latin America Mining

Troops of the Navy in the development of surveillance operations, interdiction and security River, seized 400 kilos of tungsten ore, which were carried by two men in a boat on the river unnamed Inírida, in the general area of ​​Caranacoa, Guainía. The material seized by Fluvial Battalion Marine No. 50, product of illegal mining in this department, was made available to the Corporation for the Sustainable Development of the North and East Amazon – CDA. Several illegal organizations are behind the illegal exploitation of mineral tungsten. Read Article

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