China reports H5N8 avian flu outbreak in wild birds in Tibet

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(Reuters) - China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said it had confirmed an outbreak of H5N8 avian influenza in a flock of wild birds at a wetlands park in the city of Nagqu in Tibet.

The outbreak infected and killed 268 of the birds, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement.

(Reporting by Tom Daly; editing by David Evans)