Manas National Park

A forest guard in Manas National Park (MNP) was killed in a rhino attack on Sunday.

It incident occurred at spot between Mahout Camp and Rhino Camp in the National Park at around 10 am.

The killed forest guard identified as Lankeswar Lahkar hails from Tihu in Nalbari district.

He received critical injuries on his head, legs and chest leading to his death.

He was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition but the doctor declared him brought dead.

MNP forest officials mourned his death and said they have lost a “brave and efficient” colleague. The body of Lahkar has been sent for postmortem examination.

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