Endangered species recovered from border

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Agartala, Nov 16: The BSF personnel have seized 12 endangered reptiles from two smuggler groups at India-Bangladesh border here yesterday.

BSF officials here today said six Indian nationals were arrested with ten endangered species of snakes at Lankamura sector, about seven km from here while they were entering Tripura from Bangladesh, while one person from that country was arrested in Akhuara immigration centre with two tortoises (Geochelone Elongata).

The border guards handed over the seized species to the wildlife authority of the state.


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