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Tonnes of fish found dead in Pedda Cheruvu

Tonnes of fish found dead in Pedda Cheruvu
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Hundreds of fish were found dead and floating on the water on Saturday morning in Pedda Cheruvu of Bhudan Pochampally in the district. Fishermen labor association president Ramesh said the fish started dying from Friday night and washed ashore by Saturday morning. About 10 tonnes of fish worth Rs 4 lakh died.

Nalgonda: Hundreds of fish were found dead and floating on the water on Saturday morning in Pedda Cheruvu of Bhudan Pochampally in the district.

Fishermen labor association president Ramesh said the fish started dying from Friday night and washed ashore by Saturday morning. About 10 tonnes of fish worth Rs 4 lakh died.

Blaming the factories in and around Choutuppal for the tragic incident, he alleged that these factories will release chemical wastages into Musi rivulet through tankers in the midnight.

Ramesh demanded the officials to send the water samples to laboratory tests to know the exact reason. Bhoodan Pochampally tahsildar Komaraiah visited the spot and examined the perished fish.

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