Illegal extraction of amber in Rivne region in Ukraine photographed from air

Source : 112 Ukraine

Border guards examined 245 km of state border
16:13, 12 March 2016

Automaidan Facebook

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine published photos of illegal extraction of amber in Rivne region. The photographs were taken from the air.

According to the press service, border guards recorded 11 cases of illegal extraction of amber over the previous 24 hours in several locations of the region.

“The pilots examined 245 km of state border”, - it is said in the report.

Moreover, additional 4 locations of illegal extraction of amber were revealed in Olevskiy district of Zhytomyr region.

The cases of violations have been reported to the local authorities, National Police, Security Service of Ukraine and Prosecutor’s Office.

The photos were also published on "Automaidan" Facebook page.

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