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Scores of fish turn up dead in Dungsamchu

Kinley Wangchuk, Samdrup Jongkhar
Nov 23, 2015

Scores of fish turn up dead in DungsamchuScores of fish turned up dead in Dungsamchu that flows by the Samdrup Jongkhar town, yesterday. Samdrup Jongkhar’s forest division officials suspect the cause to be waste water entering the river from the sewage treatment plant. They say not a single turned up dead in the river, above the treatment plant.

On the other hand, Samdrup Jongkhar’s Thromde say it could not have been from the sewage plant as no chemical is used in the treatment plant.

The thromde has taken a sample of waste water from the treatment plant for verification.

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