17 cattle charred to death in blaze in Rajouri

Two buffaloes, 15 sheep and ten hens were charred to death after a mud-house was gutted in fire
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Jammu, Mar 31: Two buffaloes and 15 sheep besides ten hens were charred to death after a ‘Kacha' (mud) house was gutted in a fire in Manjakote area of Rajouri district overnight, officials said on Friday.

They said that the fire erupted during intervening night of March 30-31 in Kacha house of one  Tazeem Akhtar widow of Mohammad Anayat at Panjgrain Thanda Pani, W. No 5, in Manjakote, resulting in the charring alive of two buffaloes, 15 sheep and ten hens. However there was no human loss in this incident, they said. Quoting a police officer, GNS reported that a case has been registered in the incident. Cause of the fire is being ascertained, the officer added. 

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