Cloudburst leaves over 100 sheep, goats dead in south Kashmir’s Tral

Cloudburst leaves over 100 sheep, goats dead in south Kashmir’s Tral

Over 100 sheep and goats perished after a cloudburst hit the upper reaches of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district last night.

Sources insheep husbandry department said the cloudburst hit the Bayri Angan area of Tral,resulting into death of more than 100 livestock including sheep and goats.

However, noloss of human life was reported in the incident.

An officialat district sheep husbandry office Pulwama told Greater Kashmir that a team wasalready stationed in the area to take care of injured livestock.

"We havesent another team of doctors, surgeons and other employees led by the districtsheep husbandry officer Dr Zubair Ahmad," said an official.

The nomads haveurged the authorities to provide immediate relief to them so that they canrestart their sheep rearing business.

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