Almost every fish dies in Hyderabad lake, locals accuse pharma companies
| Sunday | 8th October, 2017
More than 2 lakh fish died within two daysHyderabad: Almost every fish died in a lake situated outside Hyderabad, Gandigudem Cheruvu, and their bloated bodies washed ashore on Friday.
As per a report by The News Minute, locals allege that it was due to the industrial sewage, and named four pharma companies in their police complaint.
They contained chloromethane, an industrial solvent used in pharma companies.
The Telangana government noted the death of two lakh plus fishes in the lake, located in Ameenpur Mandal.
The government will act tough against those responsible.”In the span of just a two days, the lake witnessed a loss of 2.3 lakh fish, which is a blow to fisherman dependent upon the lake for fishing.