Itika Srivastava
Itika Srivastava
Monday 08 Jan 18 04:56:12 PM
Over 200 sparrows found dead
Over 200 sparrows found dead

Rajkot: In a tragic manner, close to 200 house sparrows found dead under mysterious circumstances in Malaniyad village near Halvad town of Morbi district.

Experts and veterinary doctors, who also saved around 52 sparrows, strongly suspect that the birds might have consumed wheat that was poisoned with some substance.

Dr Nitesh Naikpara, a veterinary doctor associated with the local bird helpline, told TOI that 148 sparrows were found dead on the fringes of village farms on Saturday while 27 that were ill were saved with medical intervention. On Sunday too, around 50 died while 25 were administered medicine and saved.

Source: TOI