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Hundreds of Dead Fish Found in Pavana River, India


“PUNE: Hundreds of dead fish were found floating in the Pavana river near Ravet and other areas on Tuesday morning causing concern among local residents.

The Maharashtra pollution control board (MPCB) has taken samples of the water and fish from four spots in the river and sent them for testing, said H D Gandhe, deputy regional officer, MPCB.

Ganesh Bhondwe, Nationalist Congress Party corporator from Punawale village, said, ‘Some children from our village had gone for a bath around 6 am and found the dead fish in the Pavana river near Mayekar vasti. Also, there was a copper coloured layer floating on the river water. We suspect that some chemical was mixed in the water causing the death of the fish.'” Read more.

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