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Assam: 2 forest officials injured in rhino attack

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Guwahati, Feb 4: Two people were badly injured after a one-horned rhino attack them in Assam’s Golaghat district on Friday.

The incident took place at Mohima Gaon in Golaghat.

The locals immediately informed the forest official about the incident.

Meanwhile, the forest officials rushed to the place to control the rhino. During the operation, Divisional Forest officer Sushil Kumar Thakuria and another official were injured after being attacked by rhino.

Both were taken to hospital for treatment.

Last year, a 75-year-old man was killed by one-horned Rhino in a paddy filed in Assam’s Golaghat district. The incident took place at Chohola Bogipathar area near Bokakhat.

The deceased person was identified as Tarachand Choudhury.

In November 2022, two persons were seriously injured when a female rhino attacked them in Kaziranga National Park.

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