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71 animals died as mysterious disease spread in Kurram

71 animals died as mysterious disease spread in Kurram
June 21, 2017

PARACHINAR, 21 June: At least 71 animals including cows and goats were died as a mysterious disease once again spread in Toda Cheena (Hot Spring) area of Central Kurram Agency.
Local people said that about a month ago 30 cows and 13 goats were died of mysterious disease in the area. They said that after the news were reported media, a team of doctors visit the area and vaccinated the animals to protect from anthrax disease.
A local, Saleem told TNN that after the vaccination now once again the disease is spreading among the animals adding that 23 cows and five goats were died of the disease during the last few days.
Meanwhile, Kurram Agency Livestock Assistant Director Fazal Elahi said that the affected animals were vaccinated against anthrax disease. He said that blood samples of the affected animals were dispatched to Peshawar for medical tests adding that after the results received, they would be able to control the disease.

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