Forest guard injured by rhino in Kaziranga

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 16:35

Guwahati: A female rhino seriously injured a
forest guard at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Sunday.

Durgeshwar Baruah was on patrol duty at the Bagori range
of the park early this morning when he came face to face with
the female rhino and her calf.

The rhino attacked Baruah, who sustained serious injuries
in his chest, legs and arms.

Other forest personnel fired two rounds of bullets into
the air to chase away the animals.

Baruah was administered first aid in the park before
being shifted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 16:35
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