About ten thousand birds of various species were killed when a storm with heavy rainfall lashed them at village Madanpur and Hatfazilpur under Shoilakupa Upazila in the district on Friday night. The birds were living at the branches of Mahogany trees there. As no one from the livestock department visited the spot even after a day, it had created dissatisfaction among the villagers. The dead birds might pollute the environment in the locality, it is apprehended by the locals and health departmental officials.

Even on Saturday morning, large number of birds were found lying there. Shalik, ghughu, bulbuli, tuntuni, crowm, stork, masranga, sprow, babui, suichora and others species were among the dead birds.There were a number of rare species among the dead, some locals said.

Abdul Alim, a villager of Hatfazilpur said, the birds were living at the Mahogany gardens owned by Ayub Hossain, Babul Biswas, Jamal Uddin and some others. They were caught by the storm along with heavy rainfall that swept the area on Friday night.