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Rhino killed in KNP

A Rhino has been killed by poachers in Kaziranga National Park  and its horn has been cut off and taken away. The incident took place on Sunday when KNP security personnel found carcass of the rhino Diphalu camp in Burhapahar range and also recovered 29 bor bullet of M4 rifle.  

This is the second rhino killed this year.

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