In an incident, two forest guards and one police personnel sustained severe injuries in an attack by an owner of an illegal wood mill on December 23rd, 2019 in Assam’s Hojai district.
The incident took place at Ambari area in the district.
The injured persons have been identified as Suruj Ali, Peyar and Bitupan Nath. All of them were rushed to the nearby hospital for medical assistance. Condition of Nath is said to be critical.
Speaking to media persons, one of the forest guards said, “Some people pelted stones at us and attacked us with machete and sticks. They even tried to set our vehicle on fire. We somehow managed to flee.”
However, no one has been arrested till the report is being filed.
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