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Poachers attack on-duty forest guards in Sundarbans

The attackers snatch away three deer seized by the guards

Update : 09 Jun 2021, 11:49 PM

Two forest guards in the Satkhira range of the Sundarbans have been hospitalized after they were attacked, while on duty, by a group of poachers.

Guards Raj Bara Islam Sajal and Abdul Aziz of Kathhershar patrol outpost at Kainmari Canal seized three deer and a boat belonging to the poachers during a drive on Monday.  

Sultan Ahmed, in-charge of Buri Goalini Station of the Forest Department, confirmed the development on Wednesday, reports Bangla Tribune.

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“As they tried to nab the poachers, the latter attacked and seriously injured the forest guards. They were later taken to a local hospital,” he added.

A case was filed in this regard against Aminur Rahman, Yunus Gazi and Asad Rauf , all hailing from No 9 Sora village under Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira.

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