Guwahati: A forest guard was killed when a rhino from the Kaziranga National Park attacked him in Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Tipusaran Sahu (51) who was posted at the Kaziranga Range.
The victim was rushed to Kohora Medical Hospital, where he was declared dead.
Reportedly, a female rhino with a calf attacked the forest guard, while he was on evening patrol near the Bokabeel Anti-Poaching camp.
Last month, a wild buffalo was shot dead by security personnel after it killed two people and injured two others in the state’s Biswanath district.