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Outbreak of African swine fever has been reported in Longleng district of Nagaland and in the surrounding areas.

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According to reports, the district administration of Longleng has informed that an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has been reported at Tangha village and the confirmatory report on the same was received by the chief veterinary officer of Longleng district on May 11.

In view of the report by the department of animal husbandry & veterinary services, Government of Nagaland regarding the outbreak of African swine fever disease in Longleng district and also in the neighbouring districts of Assam, the Mon district administration of Nagaland has banned sale and slaughter of pigs in the district till further notice.

The district administration of Mon issued an order on May 18 banning the sale and slaughter of pigs and import of pigs from outside the district till further directives.

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