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Last Updated: Saturday, 3 February 2007, 15:52 GMT
In Pictures: Bird flu

Bernard Matthews Farm

The deadly H5N1 Asian strain of avian flu has been identified at a Bernard Matthews turkey farm in Holton, Suffolk.

Police cordon with factory in background

A three-kilometre protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone is to be set up around Holton.

A car being sprayed clean

Vehicles are sprayed clean as they leave the farm where the H5N1 strain has been identified.

Wild birds above farm at Holton

Wild birds may have been the source of the outbreak but officials have yet to complete their investigation

Dead gull at Halesworth near Holton

This time of year is not considered to be a major migrating period for wild birds. Pictured is a dead gull near Holton.

A person in protective clothing

As part of the safety measures in place people moving around the turkey farm are wearing protective clothing.

Lorry leaves farm

Some 2,600 turkeys have been killed by the virus and the bodies of dead birds are thought to have been taken away in lorries. Nearly 160,000 more face slaughter.

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