Two forest guards were injured during an attack by a “gang of picnickers” in Nagaon’s Laokhowa Wildlife Sanctuary area.
The two injured forest guards were identified as Jahirul Islam and Pappu Patar.
Both of them were attacked by a few youths who had gone to the sanctuary’s picnic zone.
Pappu narrating the story said that the picnickers were fighting among themselves after being drunk.
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He added, “We tried to interrupt them from creating a law and order situation as a lot of people were getting involved in the fight.”
“But, they then attacked us. Several people attacked us for just doing our duty”, he added.
Both of the injured guards are now being treated at a medical centre and an FIR has been registered.
The police have initiated an investigation to track down the people involved in the incident.