Illicit timber seized in Handwara

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Baramulla: Forest department on Tuesday seized a tata mobile vehicle carrying illicit timber in Thukarpora Qaziabad area of Langate in Handwara on Tuesday morning.
The 26 cft illicit timber was recovered from the vehicle bearing registration number JK01R-8760 during a Naka laid by a team of forest officials led by Range Officer, Abdul Qayoom.
However the smugglers managed to escape from the spot, an official said.
Last week forest officials had recovered illegal timber from a truck in Rafiabad area of Baramulla