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Poachers strike in KNP; rhino killed

After a brief lull, poachers struck Kaziranga again two days before the visit of the Union Forest and Environment minister Prakash Javadekar.

The one horned was killed by poachers in the wee hours on Tuesday in the world heritage site. The carcass was spotted in the morning by forest personnel.

The Union Minister is all set to arrive in Guwahati on Thursday. The day after he is scheduled to visit the National Park to review the situation. He is expected to collect opinions of the residents in the area.  

 

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