One poacher dies of asphyxiation in Malkangiri
Malkangiri: One poacher died while another was critical due to asphyxiation inside a cave located on Goi hill near Telimeta village in Malkangiri district on Sunday.
The deceased has been identified as Ramchandra Madhi while the critically ill is ascertained as Singa Madhi.
According to sources, nearly five poachers of Jharapani village had gone to Goi hill for hunting porcupine. The poachers were trying to kill the animal by using smoke inside a cave after igniting a fire when Ramchandra died due to asphyxiation while Singa was taken critically ill.
Singa was immediately rescued and rushed to a nearby hospital.