Kaziranga rhino poaching bid foiled, two poachers nabbed

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In a major success against poaching of one horned rhinos, the Assam Police and forest officials of Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in a joint operation on Saturday arrested two poachers from Sootia area in Biswanath distrit.

A senior official of the forest department said that a .303 rifle, ammunition and one inflatable boat and pump were also recovered from the two poachers.

“The poachers were planning to poach rhinos from inside the Kaziranga National Park. They were armed and were found with inflatable boats to enter the park, 70 per cent area of which was flooded during the current wave of floods,” said the official....

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