Lightning kills 5 horses in Banihal hamlet

At least five horses were killed after lightning struck in a far off area in Banihal, falling in the jurisdiction of Police Station Ramban in Jammu.

Local reports said that the lightning struck in the Kairkoot area of Banihal leading to the death of 5 horses belonging to a nomad Abdul Hamid Kathana, a resident of Qazigund who presently puts up in the Kairkoot area.

Local reports also said that due to inclement weather and incessant rains, several areas of the district Ramban have witnessed flash floods washing away dozens of sheep and goats.

Reports added that teams from the administration have rushed to the affected areas to assess the situation. [KNT]

Neyaz Elahi

Neyaz Elahi, who switched from Electronic to Print Media is a Kashmir based Accredited Journalist who has written extensively on Kashmir for local, national and international web portals. He is currently associated with Srinagar based News Agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT).

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