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PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 7:02 am 
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[url=http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19983016/]British police slaughter sacred bull with TB
Officials drag away protesters, take sick animal from Hindu monastery

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A sacred bull seized from a Hindu monastery in Wales because he tested positive for tuberculosis has been slaughtered, officials said Friday.

The plight of Shambo the bull had attracted international attention since his diagnosis this spring and prompted an Internet campaign by the Skanda Vale monastery to save him. Hindus revere cattle and said killing the bull would violate their religious rights.

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