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Lightening kills cows

Aug 25, 2011

Five cows were killed by lightening at Achu-lakha in Paro yesterday. Achu-lakha is located near Chelela pass on the Haa-Paro highway. None of the cow herders were injured.

The incident was reported to the geog administration, who in turn informed the Dzongkhag Agriculture Office.

The cows belonged to farmers from Wangchang Geog in Paro. The owners keep their cattle in Achu-lakha during the summer and near Phuentsholing in the winter.

After examination by the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority, owners were allowed to sell the meat.

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