Uri, Jan 11: Amid bird flu scare, scores of crows and eagles were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
According to locals, the crows and eagles were found dead in villages like Chollan, Dani Seydan and Paranpillan.
The locals urged the administration to send the teams to the villages to ascertain the cause of deaths.
Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Baramulla Dr Syed Mohammad Anwar Andrabi said there was no need to panic.
“They might have died due to starvation or cold. We are looking into it,” he said.
Andrabi said a team will be sent to these villages tomorrow to assess the situation and collect samples for testing. (GNS)