Muzaffarnagar, Feb 9 (PTI) Five stray cows lodged at a temporary shelter home in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district died allegedly of cold, an official said Saturday.

The deaths were reported from a shelter home in Sambhalna village which comes under the jurisdiction of Babri police station and an inquiry has been ordered, said Sub-Divisional Magistrate Prashant Kumar.

The carcasses were sent for postmortem, he said.

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