Forest department team brutally attacked by land mafia in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network

Bhopal/Burhanpur: Forest dwellers went on a brutal offensive and attacked a team of forest department with axes when it went to check encroachment on forest land in Burhanpur district earlier this week.

According to informed sources, more than half a dozen forest officials and employees were injured, along with a Deputy Ranger and two others whose condition is said to be serious.

The forest department team had gone to dissuade the land mafia from illegally occupying forest land at Nadura beat no 378 and Chakbara beat no 379 in Buhanpur district this past Tuesday when it was attacked.

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