THARPARKAR – Deadly viral disease Newcastle - Ranikhet – claims lives of precious peacocks as seven more birds fall victim of the disease on Saturday.
Wildlife Department sources said that seven peacocks died of Newcastle in Sagrorr Junejo village of Mithi, Tharparkar. After recent deaths total tally of peacocks killed in one month has reached to 70. Local people have expressed grave concerns over the continuous deaths of the precious birds which are the identity of the area.
They urged the officials of the department concerned and provincial government for taking solid steps to stop further outspread of the dreadful disease which killed hundreds of birds during past few years.