Kendrapara: As many as 22 sheep have been allegedly killed in attacks by a mysterious creature in the past two days at Bhuiansahi area of Chotamangalpur under Derabis block in Kendrapara district.
Reportedly, six sheep were found dead under mysterious circumstances while 16 others were found dead yesterday.
It is suspected that the sheep were killed by a mysterious creature but the real reason behind this is yet to be ascertained.
However, the locals claimed the recent killings to be different as compared to Niali sheep killing. They said the sheep were attacked on the neck and legs while in Niali the sheep sustained injury marks on their abdomen.
Meanwhile, the locals and cattle farmers have demanded that the forest officials should take necessary measures, in order to stop mysterious creatures killing spree.
According to sources, a medical team will be sent to the locality to conduct the post-mortem of the dead sheep.