Kullu, Aug 28: A man and 116 cattle killed on Monday after being trapped under boulders when a portion of a hill collapsed in Nirmand village Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district.
Speaking to media Panchayat chief, Rakesh Thakur confirmed the incident. He said, “We were able to find the body of the cattle herder, but since it was dark they could not rescue the animals stuck under the boulders.”
Himachal Pradesh: 116 animals & a cattle herder died yesterday after getting trapped under boulders when portion of a hill collapsed on them
in Kullu district's Nirmand. pic.twitter.com/XTZQ0aOSzQ
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The Panchayat chief had informed the police and the revenue department about the incident. Following information, the police rushed to the spot.