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51,312 tonnes of animal waste lifted from Karachi streets

SAMAA | - Posted: Aug 3, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Aug 3, 2020 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
51,312 tonnes of animal waste lifted from Karachi streets

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Sindh Solid Waste Management Board along with district municipal corporations has lifted and disposed of 51,312 tonnes of offal during the three days of Eidul Azha in Karachi, said its spokesperson.

It was removed under the Offal Removal Relief Operation.

The SSWMB spokesperson said the lifted offal and waste is being buried at landfill sites in Jam Chakro, Gondpas and Korangi Crossing—where the SSWMB has made trenches to bury animal waste.

People can dial 1093, the helpline of the Sindh government, if they have any complaint over the disposal of offal from their areas.

“Sprinkling of lime powder and disinfected spray after the lifting and disposal of offal from sacrificial sites are also being conducted by the authorities,” said Sindh Local Government Secretary Roshan Ali Shaikh.

The statistics as per the SSWMB records are: 11,475 tonnes lifted from South district, 10,741 tonnes from East district, 10,389 tonnes from Central district, 9,012 tonnes from West district, 5,004 tonnes from Korangi district and 4,691 tonnes from Malir district.

There were a total 85 offal collection points in Karachi and 223 complaints from all six districts were received by the SSWMB during the three days of Eidul Azha.

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