Two shepherds, 550 sheep rescued from flooded stream in Budgam


SRINAGAR: Local volunteers on Wednesday rescued two shepherds and their livestock stuck in a nallah in central Kashmir’s Budgam district following heavy rains.

Two shepherds along with their 400-500 sheep were stuck in the middle of Doodhganga Nallah near Sogam bridge after heavy overnight rains.

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They said the shepherds were not able to cross the nallah because of heavy water flow.

Local volunteers and the officials of the district administration rushed to the area and constructed a temporary overpass and rescued the shepherds along with livestock.