Man, 116 Cattle Killed After Portion Of Hill Falls In Himachal Pradesh

The body of the cattle herder has been found. Trapped animals, however, could not be rescued, said panchayat chief.

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Man, 116 Cattle Killed After Portion Of Hill Falls In Himachal Pradesh

116 Cattle were trapped under the boulders after a portion of a hill collapsed.


Kullu (Himachal Pradesh): 

A man and 116 cattle died in Nirmand village of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district after being trapped under the boulders when a portion of a hill collapsed on Monday.

Panchayat chief Rakesh Thakur confirmed the incident and said, "We were able to find the body of the cattle herder, but since it was dark we could not rescue the animals stuck under the boulders."

The panchayat chief also informed the police and the revenue department about the incident, who reached the spot to take stock of the situation.

"The police and the revenue department reached the spot to review the situation as soon as they got the information," Mr Thakur added.



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