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Sheep flock run over by train in Beed

Sheep Flock

In a tragic incident here in Beed district, at least 40 sheep were run over by a speeding goods train district after they strayed on to the railway tracks

Sheep FlockParli (Maharashtra): In a tragic incident here in Beed district, at least 40 sheep were run over by a speeding goods train district after they strayed on to the railway tracks, officials said today.

The incident took place after midnight near Malkapur on the city outskirts when a huge flock escaped from their farm shelter in Vaijwadi village and were roaming on the tracks between Parli Vaijnath and Ghatnandur stations, they said.

While 40 sheep were crushed to death, 15 were injured, officials said. The sheep, worth about Rs 3.50 lakh, belonged to shepherd Rajabhau Fuke from Dhangar Galli area in the city, they added.

PTI

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