TT Epaper
The Telegraph
CIMA Gallary

Poacher killed

Jorhat, Aug. 1: A poacher was killed in the wee hours today near the Mihimukh camp of Kohora range of Kaziranga National Park.

A rucksack containing a mobile phone, a bus ticket to a place in Nagaland, clothes and shoes were found near him.

Forest guards intercepted three poachers around 3.30am and gave chase when fired upon. The guards fired back but were unable to search for the body then. The body was found around 5.10am.

The poacher is yet to be identified and search operations on elephant back are on to find the other two.

 More stories in Northeast

  • Gambler
  • Rights notice on encephalitis
  • BSF boss
  • Assam Rifles in final
  • 3-line whip for Assam Cong MLAs
  • Yaitomba retains badminton title
  • Strike, ban for twin demands
  • Jail Road beat Moran
  • MP raises 'forced tea labour' issue
  • Sahitya Sabha to leave BNC
  • NCP slams BJP on defection
  • Anti-tax activist 'abducted'
  • Century-old green canopy pays road 'tax'
  • Sivasagar on people-connect path
  • GNLA leaders escape raid
  • IED blast kills three Ulfa cadres
  • Garo council term extended
  • Poacher killed
  • Tripura gymnast India's pride
  • Karate meet begins
  • NRL team for Bangla tour
  • Strike to protest abduction
  • Mukul sees larger design in communal tension
  • City Police edge past Rising men
  • Zeliang wants dry law debate in Assembly