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Kratie cattle plagued

Kratie cattle plagued

More than 80 cattle in Kratie province’s Sambor district died of an infectious disease in the past two months, officials said yesterday.

Huot Sokha, deputy chief of Sre Ches commune, said the infection spread last year, too, but more cattle had died this year.

However, eating the meat of dead cattle had not seemed to affect villagers’ health, he said.

The disease’s symptoms included indigestion, difficulty breathing and foot-and-mouth disease.

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