Official injured after timber smugglers attack forest department team in Shopian
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SHOPIAN: Timber smugglers on Thursday attacked forest officials team leaving an official injured at Thairen in Keller village of Shopian.
It was learnt a forest department’s team led by Mohammed Abdullah Bhat intercepted smugglers carrying timber on horses near Thairen kandi village of district Shopian during late last night.
When the team tried to stop the smugglers, they were attacked with sharp weapons and left the forest officer Bhat injured seriously. Police has filed a case.