Srinagar, Sep 28: At least 16 sheep belonging to a Bakerwal family from Poonch were crushed to death by a speeding tipper in Newa area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.
A police official from Police Station Pulwama told Greater Kashmir that the hit-and-run accident took place this morning while the Bakerwal family was on way back to Poonch from upper reaches of the south Kashmir district. At least 16 sheep were crushed to death by the driver, he said.
The official further informed that police have identified two suspects during preliminary investigation adding their arrest is expected soon.
Further details into the case will be shared in due course of time, he added.