Poachers kill another rhino in Kaziranga National Park in Assam
Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam\'s Kaziranga National Park on Tuesday and fled with its horn, officials said.
Guwahati: Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park on Tuesday and fled with its horn, officials said.
In this year Assam lost six rhinos so far including five alone in Kaziranga.
According to reports, poachers killed the rhino near Borghup forest camp under Burhapahar range office inside the National Park.
Poachers had managed to flee with horn.
"Forest guards found bullet injuries dehorned body of a male rhino inside the park on Tuesday morning, " a top official of KNP said.
In last year, at least 36 rhinos were poached in Kaziranga.
On other hand, Assam forest minister Atuwa Munda said that, the state government will take stern action to reduce poaching incidents and protect wild animals.
He also blamed to the Union government not to support for anti poaching campaign.
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)
18 Oct 2019 1:07 PM GMT