Poonch, Feb 24 : Ten goats and a bull were charred to death in a mysterious fire in cattle shed overnight in Mendhar area of Poonch district, reports and officials said on Friday.
They said the fire erupted in the cattle shed of one Naseem Begum wife of late Karamat Hussain Khan in Ward No. 05 in Panchayat Takia Kalaban area of the district around midnight. By the time the blaze was controlled, ten goats and a bull were charred alive.
Confirming it, a police official told GNS that the investigation into the cause of the fire is being investigated. The fire has meant that the “poor” widow has lost all her wealth and sources of income, the locals said and urged authorities to provide immediate compensation to her.