Thar: Ranikhet disease kills 30 peacocks in last two days: Locals

Due to the outbreak Ranikhet disease thirty peacocks have died in the Thar region of Sindh during the last couple of days, according to locals.

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Scores of peacocks have succumbed to illness due to the outbreak of disease.

The sudden escalation in the deaths of the birds has sparked fear among locals who say this may be an outbreak of the highly contagious disease locally known as Ranikhet.

Sindh Wild Life Department has been criticized by the locals for failing to safeguard endangered species in the virtually famine stricken Thar district

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