170 sheep and goats perish after lightning strikes Banihal

170 sheep and goats perish after lightning strikes Banihal
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170 sheep and goat perished after lightning struck Trana village of Banihal in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir last night, police said.

Anofficial said that a police team and officials from veterinary department wererushed to the far-flung village of Trana after information was received.

"170sheep and goats were found dead due to lightning and thunderstorms on Wednesdaynight in the village which borders Gool tehsil," said Ranjeet Singh, in chargeofficer police post Khari.

Hesaid the livestock belonged to Nazir Ahmad, son of Abdul Majid, resident ofDhanour Arnas Reasi, Juma, son of Aziz R/O Dhanour Arnas Reasi, Abul RehmanLone son of Abdul Sattar Lone R/O Trana Khari Banihal and Lala Bakarwal, son ofTosha Bakarwal Jhandi Thakra Kote Reasi.

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