Jammu: Several birds, mostly crows, have died under mysterious conditions in Panj Peer area of Rajouri town over the past few days amid the Bird Flu scare in some parts of India.
Quoting unnamed officials, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that authorities are going to constitute teams to collect samples from these birds who have died mysteriously.
Meanwhile, locals of Panj Peer told that over the last few days, a number of birds that mostly include crows died under mysterious conditions and were found lying in the Panj Peer area.
“Earlier only few birds were found dead but now large number of birds have been died and we are scared as there are reports of Bird Flu spreading in other parts of India,” locals said.
When contacted, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh said that necessary examination of these birds will be conducted by sending teams of the concerned department. (KNO)