Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)
Two poachers killed in encounter in Kaziranga
KAZIRANGA (ASSAM): Two poachers were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in the Kaziranga National Park. Acting on a tip-off, a team of forest staff and police, along with the CRPF, launched a joint operation in and around the park’s Burapahar range. An encounter followed at Kukurakata Hills near Rangalu Forest camp in which the two poachers were killed, a senior park official said. Two .303 rifles, sixteen rounds of ammunition and two mobile phones were recovered from the encounter site.