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Poacher injured in crossfire

A poacher was injured in crossfire between wildlife officials and poachers near Katagamuwa in Kataragama.

The victim was admitted to the Kataragama Hospital and later transferred to the Hambantota Hospital. He is a resident of Peragirigama in Kataragama, wildlife officials said.

The wildlife officials said that two poachers in the gang fled. Two torches, a knife and explosives have been seized, the wildlife officials said.

Uva Zone Wildlife Assistant Director K.L.Sujeewa had led the raid.