Tens of thousands of pigs were killed as a major fire tore through a pig-breeding facility in Alt Tellin, Germany, on Tuesday, March 30, local media reported.
NDR said that, according to a spokesman for Agricultural Piglet Breeding Germany (LFD), more than 55,000 piglets and sows died.
Only around 1,300 animals could be saved, NDR said.
Video posted on Twitter by @kar_sten_2021 shows the facility in Alt Tellin on fire. Credit: @kar_sten_2021 via Storyful