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Poachers killed another rhino

Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam and fled with its horn. Patrolling forest guards had found dehorned bullet injuries carcass of an adult male rhino near Nilachalmari area under Dhekiajuli police station in Sonitpur district on Tuesday morning.

A top forest official said that, the rhino came out from Orang National Park for search food on last night and poachers killed the rhino near a paddy field at the area.

"Poachers had managed to flee with its horn. Two bullet marks had found in the carcass of the male rhino, " the forest official said.

Police and forest team had launched operation against  poachers at the area.

Poachers killed at least 16 rhinos including three in Orang National Park in this year so far.

 

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