At least eighteen animals and thirty poultry birds were charred to death in a massive blaze that broke out in a cattle shed in Dabbi village of Balakote falling under Mendhar sub division of Poonch district.
Officials told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that cattle shed of Mohammad Anwar, son of Munshi Khan of Dabbi Balakote Poonch caught fire and got completely damaged.
They said that sixteen goats, thirty poultry birds, one cow and one ox were charred to death in the incident.
One ox, one mule and one bull have received injuries in the incident and a team of Veterinary department has rushed to the spot, the officials further said. (KNO)