Shepherd, 70 sheep killed in road mishap

By Author  |  Published: 18th Feb 2017  8:28 pm

Machilipatnam (AP): A shepherd and 70 sheep were killed in a road mishap near here in Krishna district on Saturday, police said.

A lorry carrying 70 sheep along with a shepherd hit a roadside electric pole and fell into a pit near Katirenipadu village under Musunuru Mandal in the wee hours, they said.

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The lorry was on its way to adjoining Telangana.

The shepherd and his 70 sheep were killed on the spot, while the lorry driver was severely injured, said Musunuru Sub-Inspector Siva Narayana.

The deceased was identified only as Sidhardha (32).