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17 animals killed as shed collapses due to rains in Delhi

PTI
Published : Jul 18, 2019, 2:22 pm IST
Updated : Jul 18, 2019, 2:22 pm IST

A temporary tin shed, covering around 1,350 sq feet, was put up for the animals and the terrace of it was loaded with fodder and grass.

Due to heavy rains, it collapsed and 13 buffalos, two calves and two cows died, while five buffalos got injured. (Photo: Representational I ANI)
 Due to heavy rains, it collapsed and 13 buffalos, two calves and two cows died, while five buffalos got injured. (Photo: Representational I ANI)

New Delhi: Seventeen animals were killed and five injured after a tin shed collapsed due to rains in Delhi's Najafgarh, fire officials said Thursday.

The incident happened around 2 am in Prem Nagar area, they said.

 

A temporary tin shed, covering around 1,350 sq feet, was put up for the animals and the terrace of it was loaded with fodder and grass, a senior fire officer said.

Due to heavy rains, it collapsed and 13 buffalos, two calves and two cows died, while five buffalos got injured, he said.

Tags: rains, shed collapse
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi