Two persons also injured, FIR registered

Srinagar: At least 60 sheep died while 40 more were injured after a flock of sheep were crushed to death by a speedy tempo vehicle on the national highway in Kulgam late last night.

Srinagar basednews agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) quoted officials as saying that a flock of sheep were hit by a speedy tempo near Khudwani on the national highway late on Friday night.

He said that in the incident at least 60 sheep lost their lives while 40 more were injured.

He said that two members of the flock owners were also injured in the incident who have been hospitalized.

He said that police have taken cognizance of the incident by registering FIR and driver has been arrested while further investigation has been taken up.