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Poacher killed in Kaziranga

After a brief silence, rhino poachers Kaziranga embroiled in yet another encounter with forest guards on Saturday. The encounter took place at Burhapahar range where the poachers was killed. Acting on a tip off, a team of forest guards on patrolling followed the poachers in the wee hours followed by the heavy exchange of firing. "The poachers opened fired forcing the guards to retaliate. One of the poachers was killed while the rest of the group managed to escape. One .303 rifle and live cartridges were recovered from about the slain poacher who is yet to be identified.

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