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Poachers escape during gun battle with forest guards

There is report of gunbattle between a group of poachers and forest guards Morigaon district on Sunday. But no casualty has been reported. The forest guards of West Dharamtul forest range led by ranger Mustafa Ali Ahmed exchanged fire with the illegal illgal woodcutters at Sibakunda reserve forest. The woodcutters had opened fire when the forest guards approached and the guards retaliated. Later, the wood fellers managed to escape into the dense forest, the sources said adding one gun and serveral rounds of ammunition were found from the spot by the forest guards.

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