Hundreds of Sheep Die on Ship en Route to Israel

At least 840 sheep are known to have died on board the Ocean Drover, due to arrive in Eilat on Monday after experiencing engine trouble; right group demands end to transport.

Israeli activist group Anonymous for Animal Rights said a serious mishap in the handling of calves and sheep on a ship destined for Israel resulted in the deaths of at least 840 sheep last Thursday. The group called for Israel to halt further livestock shipments from Australia.