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Madhya Pradesh: 13 cows burnt alive in truck fire at Ujjain

The incident took place on May 21 near Ghinoda village under Khachrod police station limits, said police.

Sheenu Sharma Edited by: Sheenu Sharma @20Sheenu Ujjain Published on: May 22, 2022 13:18 IST
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Madhya Pradesh: 13 cows burnt alive in truck fire at Ujjain. 

Highlights

  • Around 13 cows were charred to death after a truck carrying them caught fire in MP's Ujjain
  • The incident took place on May 21 late night near Ghinoda village, said police
  • The truck was carrying more than 20 bovine animals

Around thirteen cows were charred to death after a truck carrying them caught fire in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district, police said on Sunday. 

The incident took place on Saturday (May 21) late night near Ghinoda village under Khachrod police station limits, they added. The truck was carrying more than 20 bovine animals. 

What did police official said in this regard?

Some people saw the vehicle, which was without the driver, up in flames and tried to douse the blaze, but five cows and eight calves died by that time, Khachrod police station in charge Ravindra Yadav said. 

The villagers claimed that 10-15 cows saved by them from the truck ran away into a nearby forest, he said. 

Five cows saved from the truck were sent to a shelter, he added.  

A search was on for the vehicle's owner, driver and helper to get details about the incident, he said. 

(With PTI inputs)

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