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Ten goats, bull charred alive in Poonch blaze

Jammu, February 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, ten goats and a bull were charred to death in a mysterious fire in cattle shed overnight in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu region.

Officials said the fire erupted in the cattle shed of one Naseem Begum, wife of late Karamat Hussain Khan, in Takia Kalaban area of the district around midnight. By the time the blaze was controlled, ten goats and a bull were charred alive, they said.

A police official said that the investigation into the cause of the fire is being done.

The fire has meant that the “poor” widow has lost all her wealth and sources of income, the locals said and urged the authorities to provide immediate compensation to her.

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