Livestock show begins

Published February 21, 2019
KASUR: National Livestock Show and Buffaloes Mela at the Buffaloes Research Centre in Pattoki. — Dawn
KASUR: National Livestock Show and Buffaloes Mela at the Buffaloes Research Centre in Pattoki. — Dawn

KASUR: The four-day National Livestock Show and Buffaloes Mela began in Pattoki on Wednesday at the Buffaloes Research Centre.

The festival is being attended by delegations of 19 countries, including India, China, Canada, Iran, Iraq and the Philippines.

The event was inaugurated by Provincial Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development Sardar Husnain Bahadar Dareshak.

Donkeys brought from various parts of the province walked the ramp along with buffaloes, cows, goats, sheep and camels.

The Buzdar dance was performed by the Buzdar tribesmen at the fair. Mr Dareshak said that the prosperity of the country was linked with the progress of the livestock. He said that by enhancing flesh and milk production, the country could earn foreign exchange. His Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Muhibullah Khan and Balochistan minister Mitha Khan Kakar were also present.

ROOF COLLAPSE: Two minor brothers suffered injuries when the roof of their house collapsed on them on Wednesday in heavy rain at village Lakhnayki in Mustafabad.

Majid (12) and his brother Sajid (nine) sustained injuries when the roof of the room they were sitting in caved in. They were rescued from the debris and rushed to the Kasur District Headquarters Hospital where they are stated to be stable.

INJURED: Fourteen factory workers suffered injuries when the bus carrying them overturned on Kasur-Raiwind Road near village Rao Khanwala.

The injured were rushed to the DHQ Hospital.

The driver, according to the police, however, fled. The police are looking into the matter.

BODY: The Chunian police discovered a female body on Wednesday near Changa Manga Forest canal.

The hands, and feet of the body were tied with ropes while her face was wrapped with bandages.

According to the police, the deceased was tortured to death.

The police shifted the body to the Chunian Tehsil Headquarters Hospital for an autopsy. The police investigation is ongoing.

Published in Dawn, February 21st, 2019

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