One person injured in rhino attack in Assam’s Biswanath

One person injured in rhino attack in Assam’s Biswanath

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 08 Jun 2018

Guwahati, June 8 (IBNS) : A person was injured while a strayed out rhino of Kaziranga National Park attacked him in Assam’s Biswanath district on Friday.

The incident took place at Bahbari village under Behali assembly constituency.

According to the reports, the one horned rhino, which was out from Kaziranga National Park, attacked the man identified as Rajib Saikia.

The injured person was rushed to nearest hospital.

According to the reports, the rhino strayed out of Kaziranga National Park and was taking shelter at the area for past couple of days and created panic among the locals.

Kaziranga National Park is home to more than 91 per cent of Assam's one-horned rhinoceros and more than 80 per cent of India's count.

Assam holds two-third population of rhinos in the world.

The latest report of Rhino Population Estimation, 2018 stated that, total number of rhinos in Kaziranga National Park counted 2,413, which indicated increase of 12 rhinos in the park in past two years.

 

(By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati)



 

One person injured in rhino attack in Assam’s Biswanath

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