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Rhino poaching stiffles Kaziranga

Rhino poaching strikes Kaziranga in Assam again. Yet another one horn rhino was killed by the poachers in the national park on Thursday hours after two poachers were killed in encounter with forest guards.

A full grown rhino carcass was found in Burahpahar range of the national park on Thursday afternoon. The horn was missing.

The incident took place hours after forest guards killed two poachers at an encounter in the world heritage site. The encounter took place in the Burapahar range where three others poachers are believed to have escaped.

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