Sandalwood smuggler shot dead by forest guards

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Bangalore, Sep 26 (UNI) One person was shot dead and another sustained bullet injury, when Forest guards opened fire against a gang while trying to smuggle sandalwood at the Bannerghatta National Park, in the Bangalore Urban District today.

Police said the forest guards retaliated after the gang fell a sandalwood tree early today and opened fire.

The injured was admitted to a Government Hospital in the city.

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