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Poachers to be sentenced in Tibet | Updated: 2013-04-16 21:09

Three poachers will be sentenced on April 17 in the Tibet autonomous region.

An illegal hunting case involving three people who poached 14 musk deer and one blue sheep will be heard by the Nyingchi County People's Court.

Musk deer and blue sheep are protected under State law.

Forestry police of Nyingchi county caught the poachers after they received a tip-off from a villager on Jan 6.

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