Two forest rangers killed in gun battle with tiger hunters

Thailand News Breaking News

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Two forest rangers were killed and two others seriously injured in the latest fierce gun battle in Tak with a group of tiger hunters.

The latest loss has raised the number of casualties among men hired to protect against wildlife poaching and tree cutting. Since 2009, 42 forest rangers have been killed on duty and 48 others injured, 22 of them seriously, according to statistics from the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department.

Read more: The Nation

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