‘Horse was brought to Rajouri from Kashmir by its owner’
Rajouri, Could 26 (KNO): Amid panic and scare over the lethal COVID-19 outbreak, the authorities in Rajouri district have despatched a horse to house quarantine for a interval of 4 weeks after a person together with the horse managed to succeed in the district from Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, officers mentioned.
Officers instructed information company—Kashmir Information Observer (KNO) that the care takers of the horse have been directed to make use of all protecting gears whereas coping with the animal.
“A team of police on Tuesday late evening intercepted a man returning from Kashmir Valley via Mughal road who was also carrying his horse with him,” official sources mentioned, including that the person was taken into medical screening middle whereas the authorities had been in a repair to determine in regards to the horse.
They mentioned that Thanamandi Tehsildar, Anjum Khatak roped within the veterinary specialists to get their views on the horse. “Majority of the veterinary experts claimed horse doesn’t pose any threat as it is not a potential carrier of Coronavirus, but, authorities decided to send the horse to home quarantine as precautionary measure,” official sources mentioned.
In the meantime, Extra Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Rajouri, Sher Singh instructed KNO that after bearing in mind all of the professional opinions, the horse was medically screened for physique temperature following which it was handed over to different family members.
“All the care takers have been asked to ensure that preventive measures of all kinds are followed while dealing with the animal,” ADC mentioned, including that the proprietor of horse, who reached Rajouri from Kashmir, has been shifted to Administrative quarantine –(KNO)
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