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2 more Blackbucks killed near Fatehabad Nuc Plant

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The metal fencing around the upcoming nuclear power plant site claimed two more blackbucks on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning at Badopal village of Fatehabad district. The Bishnoi community and residents of this area have approached Badopal police station against the developers, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL). A total of six blackbucks have died in the past one week after getting trapped in the metal fencing around the site, provoking protests from residents. One blackbuck each died on Friday and Saturday night, and two were killed on Sunday morning. On Tuesday and Wednesday two more died there after they first got stuck in the fencing and later fell prey to attacks by stray dogs. Courtesy: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Two-more-blackbucks-killed-near-nuclear-power-plant-site/articleshow/21011774.cms

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