Local June 11, 2014 | 10:12 am

As announced, Army troops seize tons of charcoal, arrest three

Santo Domingo.- The Army on Tuesday announced the confiscation of tons of charcoal in more than 8,400 sacks at several checkpoints in the southwest and, and destroyed several piles of timber used to make it.

The operations to seize and destroy the charcoal –announced by the Environment Ministry on Monday, were carried out near the towns of Bahoruco, Vicente Noble, Duverge and Galván, where two men were arrested in the municipality, El Salado .

The troops also seized charcoal in a wooded area of La Colonia, near Vicente Noble, where they confiscated a Mack tractor trailer and arrested its driver.

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