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Anger when 4000 chickens are thrown into a well and drowned or buried alive in Thailand

Anger when 4000 chickens are thrown into a pit and drowned or buried alive after being caught, smuggled into Thailand

  • The birds were confiscated in an animal quarantine center in Songkhla
  • Angry locals filmed being cruelly thrown into a soaked hole
  • Unconverted government official claims that chickens are & # 39; correct & # 39; have been killed
  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Disturbing video footage shows that more than 4,000 chickens are thrown into a well and drowned or buried alive after being smuggled into Thailand.

Angry locals filmed the birds being cruelly slaughtered by staff from the Songkhla Animal Quarantine Station in Hat Yai District.

The chickens were seized by customs the day before after they were caught and smuggled into the country in trucks from neighboring Malaysia.

The images show the birds struggling to breathe as they are thrown into a muddy, water-soaked well and left to drown.

Everything that was still alive was then covered with earth and buried alive.

The chickens were seized by customs the day before after they were caught and smuggled into the country in trucks from neighboring Malaysia.

The chickens were seized by customs the day before after they were caught and smuggled into the country in trucks from neighboring Malaysia.

Sorawit Raneeto, the director of the Department of Livestock Development, insisted that the chickens had been diagnosed with infectious diseases and in the correct & # 39; were slaughtered.

Despite the images clearly showing the birds that suffer, Mr. Raneeto claimed they were stunned before their necks broke.

He said: “The officers had to quickly pull the neck of the chickens to paralyze them before throwing them into the well, but it seemed to live because some of them did not die immediately.

& # 39; The chickens were diagnosed with the infectious disease, so we had to eliminate them as quickly as possible and this is the correct way according to chicken neuthanasia.

The footage was filmed on November 20, the day after the chickens were seized.

Officials said it took several hours to kill them all.

According to the Animal Epidemics Act of Thailand, illegally smuggled chickens must be destroyed to prevent the spread of diseases, in particular avian influenza, or avian flu.

But the law also states that they must be killed humanely.

Angry locals filmed the birds being cruelly slaughtered by staff from the Songkhla Animal Quarantine Station in Hat Yai District.

Angry locals filmed the birds being cruelly slaughtered by staff from the Songkhla Animal Quarantine Station in Hat Yai District.

Angry locals filmed the birds being cruelly slaughtered by staff from the Songkhla Animal Quarantine Station in Hat Yai District.

The images show the birds struggling to breathe as they are thrown into a muddy, water-soaked well and left to drown.

The images show the birds struggling to breathe as they are thrown into a muddy, water-soaked well and left to drown.

The images show the birds struggling to breathe as they are thrown into a muddy, water-soaked well and left to drown.

Chickens that were still alive were then covered with earth and buried alive.

Chickens that were still alive were then covered with earth and buried alive.

Chickens that were still alive were then covered with earth and buried alive.

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