Poonch: Nearly thirty sheep and goats died even as many others were reportedly found taken ill under mysterious circumstances in Pamrote of Surankote in Poonch district on Monday.
Reports reaching GNS said that the owner of livestock Mohammad Rashid son of Ghaiya, a resident of Pamrote, Surankote had put the livestock at residence of former Sarpanch Fida Hussain, son of Nazir Hussain Shah at Pamrote, Dhara.
Upon intimation a police party alongwith Naib-tehsildar Surankote visited the spot to take stock of the incident.
An official told GNS that a team of Sheep and Animal Husbandry has been asked to depute doctors to see outbreak of any possible disease – leading to the death of animals.
Confirming the incident, SHO Surankote Niaz Ahmad told GNS that the department concerned has been informed to look into the cause of death of animals. (GNS)