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5 timber smugglers held

Kokrajhar police claimed to have arrested five timber smuggles on Thursday hours after they attacked 5 forest officials in Jharabari in the wee hours.

Policemen probing the incident have been interrogating the arrested youths to extract more information on the entire network.

Attacks on forest officials by timber smugglers are not new. It has been taking place at regular intervals from 2011, mostly, in Haltugaon and Kachugaon Forest division in Kokrajhar.

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