POONCH — At least 70 sheep died due to lightning and thunderstorms at Kali Choti Dhok in Poonch district.
Officials said that ten sheep were also injured in the incident late last night.
The flock belonged to one Sathara Sheikh son of Abdul Aziz of Lathoong Surankote and his relatives, they said.
The incident occurred when nomads along with their herds were on seasonal migration towards Kashmir Valley, they said.
Meanwhile, the affected people have requested the authorities to provide them compensation within the shortest possible time. (GNS)