Flu fear spreads to 12 districts
Bhubaneswar/Khurda: The fear of bird flu has gripped about a dozen districts in the entire state with increasing number of crows and pigeons dying under mysterious circumstances even as culling of fowls continued in Kerang area of Khurda district for the second successive day to tackle the menace.
Meanwhile, culling continued for the second consecutive day in Kerang and adjoing 19 villages to control spread of bird flu. Ten rapid action action teams comprising 80 members have been engaged in culling. The government has targeted to cull about 38,000 fowls. Over 13,000 birds have already been culled.