More Animals Slaughtered to Eradicate Disease

Date 2001/3/6 22:47:02 | Topic: Hindu Press International


Source: India Abroad





LONDON, ENGLAND, March 5, 2001: Foot and mouth disease that affects all cloven hoofed animals has rampaged through the countryside of the U.K. Determined to eradicate the virus, government officials have slaughtered an estimated 46,000 animals to date, many thousands of which are cows. Protesting the killing, Hindus in Britain, have spoken out about the way animals are treated in the U.K and blamed the epidemic on poor animal care.







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