Forest Officials Injured After Being Attacked By Villagers In Mayurbhanj


Mayurbhanj: The forest officials have been injured after being attacked by villagers and poachers in Edalbeda village under Thakurmunda block in Mayurbhanj district.

According to reports, the incident occurred while the officials had gone on a search for wildlife products when some poachers and villagers attacked them and detained around seven forest officials. Later, they were detained by the poachers and the angry villagers for around two hours.

Subsequently, the officials suffered critical injuries. Later, Thakurmunda police and Karanjia forest officials went to the village and rescued them.

The injured persons have been rushed to two others were immediately rushed to Karanjia sub-divisional hospital.

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