Mysterious disease kills buffaloes in Thailand

Bangkok, Nov 18 (IANS) Twenty-one buffaloes in Thailand’s Prachin Buri province have died in three days due to a mysterious disease, veterinarian officials said.

These buffaloes belonged to 31-year-old Suthat Somthong, who lives in Kabin Buri district, Xinhua news agency reported.

Suthat said one of the 47 buffaloes died on Tuesday, following by another one on Wednesday and 19 more on Thursday.

Officials and vets were investigating the issue and trying to control the spread of the disease by burning those dead animals and monitoring the remaining buffaloes.

–IANS

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