The Wildlife Department on Sunday caught four poachers and recovered hunted dear and arms from their possession.

Wildlife Inspector Mian Akhtar said that acting on a tip-off, a team of the department cordoned off the Baagla area of Rahim Yar Khan and conducted an operation. He said that the culprits fired gunshot on the officials which were returned and an employee of the department got injured in the crossfire.

He said that after crossfire, four culprits involved in illegal hunting were arrested and arms and hunted female deer were seized. Moreover, a case has been registered against the culprits and they are being interrogated.