Tanzanian President John Magufuli joins a clean-up event outside the State House in Dar Es Salam December 9, 2015. / AFP / DANIEL HAYDUK
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Tanzania arrests three after British wildlife pilot killedTanzanian police have arrested three men after a British pilot was killed when gunmen opened fire on his helicopter as he tracked suspected elephant poachers, a minister said Sunday.Ivory is sought out for jewelry and decorative objects and much of it is smuggled to China, where many increasingly wealthy shoppers are buying ivory trinkets as a sign of financial success.It is estimated that more than 30,000 elephants are killed for their tusks every year.The fire of 120 tonnes, expected in April, will be eight times the size of any ivory stockpile destroyed so far, with tusks from several thousand elephants.
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