Palghar, Apr 16: At least five horses died here at Shirgaon-Satpati area in the district, police said on Thursday.
The horses were being used for horse cart, also called Tonga, and due to the lockdown, they were not getting grass as a result of which they died. API Jitendra Thakur of the Satpati police station said, however, the cause of their death was still being confirmed.
Owner of the horse said that the vendors who were supplying fodder to the horses from Vikramgadh stopped supply as a result of which they could not be fed anything during this lockdown. (UNI)