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One killed by rhino, five injured by tiger

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 14:26

Morigaon: A person was killed by a rhino and five others were injured by a tiger Tuesday in Assam`s Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Morigaon district.

A woodcutter was gored to death inside the sanctuary by an adult rhino under Mayong Revenue circle, forest officials said.
In another incident, a tiger crossing the corridor from Orang National Park to the sanctuary injured five persons, including a woman, on a sand bar of the Brahmaputra at Boralimora under Bhuragaon Revenue Circle.
The injured have been admitted to Morigaon Civil Hospital while a massive hunt has been launched to track the animal which went into hiding immediately after the incident.


First Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 14:26
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