Trade for slaughter? Mob torches vehicle with bovine animals in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district

A mob torched a vehicle carrying bovine animals in Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

IANS| Updated: Sep 08, 2016, 13:59 PM IST
Trade for slaughter? Mob torches vehicle with bovine animals in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district
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Jammu: A mob torched a vehicle carrying bovine animals in Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Police said the vehicle was surrounded by a mob in Chingus village on the Moghul Road.

"The mob torched the vehicle although the driver and all the animals in the vehicle are safe," a police officer said.

Villagers living in Jammu region have been attacking bovine animal traders for some time alleging that they were being traded for slaughter.