Timber smugglers injure forest guard in Handwara

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Baramulla: A forest guard was attacked and injured by timber smugglers in Langate, area of Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on late Sunday evening when he was on duty.
The injured forest guard Mohammad Akbar Bhat of Langate received serious head injures and was shifted to hospital for treatment.
Taking advantage of darkness, the smugglers escaped from the spot, an official said.
He added that accused were identified and a case has been registered against them