Timber smugglers assault forest guard in north Kashmir’s Langate

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Baramulla: A forest guard was attacked and injured by timber smugglers in Langate area of the neighbouring Kupwara district.

Mohammad Akbar Bhat, a forest guard was attacked by a group of timber smugglers around 8pm on Sunday when he was performing his duty, a senior official told Kashmir Reader Monday.

Bhat, the official said was hit in the head by the timber smugglers due to which he sustained serious injuries.

He was later removed to the hospital for treatment.