Bhopal chokes on landfill smoke, fire breaks out at Bhanpur again
| Wednesday | 31st January, 2018
The 40-year-old dumping ground was declared closed last week, after a directive from the National Green Tribunal NGT ).
Fire in the garbage dumping ground was reportedly doused a day earlier.
The dumping ground is reportedly unmanned at night, when the fire broke out but it is still unclear how exactly the fire started.
BHOPAL: Smoke billowed from the burning garbage at the Bhanpur dumping grounds in the state capital, affecting colonies some as far as three kilometres away, on Tuesday.
The 36-hectare landfill, has catered as a dumping ground for the state capital for over four decades.
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