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Updated December 28th, 2023 at 22:58 IST

8000 chickens catch fire under mysterious circumstances, burnt to death in Himachal farm | WATCH

Jagtar Singh has approached the government and the agricultural department to provide financial assistance since he has suffered losses worth lakhs.

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Hamirpur: In a strange incident, at least 8,000 hens were burnt to death in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district. The weird incident took place at a poultry farm of a person identified as Jagtap Singh, who hails from the Dulchehra Panchayat in Hamirpur district development block. According to local reports, there were around 12 thousand hens and chickens in the farm. At least 8,000 were scorched to death.

The fire brigade soon rushed to the spot after the incident. A small part of the farm also caught fire. The team managed to extinguish the fire, preventing further damage. According to local authorities, the extent of the damage is still being investigated. After probing the cause, a detailed report will be sent to the higher authorities, added the official.

According to Panchayat head Dalchehda Sanjeev Jaryal, Jagtar Singh has approached the government and the agricultural department to provide financial assistance since he has suffered losses worth lakhs.

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Published December 28th, 2023 at 22:58 IST

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