Exchange of fire in Kaziranga National Park

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 18:07

Guwahati: An exchange of fire took place
between forest guards and poachers in the world-famed
Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday.

Patrolling forest guards heard a gunshot early this
morning in the Burapahar range of the Park and immediately
retaliated, Park officials said.

An exchange of fire continued in the range but the
poachers managed to escape.

A massive search operation has been launched in the
area to nab the poachers.

The guards suspect that there were four poachers from
the footprints found in the range, the sources added.


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First Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 18:07

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