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Three stray cows die while being shifted to shelter home

Press Trust of India 

Three stray cows died while they were being shifted to a shelter home in Uttar Pradesh's district on Thursday, prompting authorities to order a probe, officials said.

had on January 3 given all district magistrates a week to ensure that all stray cattle across the state are shifted to cow shelters.

In parts of the state, farmers have reportedly herded stray cattle into places like government schools to save their crops.

veterinary doctor told that 49 stray cows were being shifted in trucks when three of them died due to some unidentified reason.

He said an inquiry has been ordered.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 14:15 IST